Overseas Launch Certificate - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this certificate for the launch or return of a space object (payload, launch vehicle) outside of Australia if you are an Australian national who:

  • Owns all or some of any payload forming part of the space object concerned during the liability period; or
  • Carries out the launch or return.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • Satisfy the Agency that insurance/financial requirements will be satisfied;
  • Satisfy the Agency that the launch/launces will not cause substantial harm to public health, public safety or property; and
  • Not have space objects containing a nuclear weapon or a weapon of mass destruction of any other kind.

Your application must be in writing and if you are a corporation, must state:

  • Your name, registered address and ACN and the names and addresses of its directors;
  • If the corporation is a subsidiary of, or is under the direction or financial control of, a parent body, the names and addresses of the directors of the parent body;
  • Your ABN (if any); and
  • Must provide extensive details regarding the proposed launch, the launch facility, dates and times.

If you are not incorporated, your application must state your name, address and ABN (if any).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the certificate.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

$10 000

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for an Overseas Launch Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Space Coordination Office

Act(s) name

Space Activities Act 1998 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Space Activities Regulations 2001 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Space Coordination Office


Operating address:
Industry House
10 Binara Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9839
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300928245

Phone:

02 62136000

Fax:

02 62137000
space@industry.gov.au

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