Boat Code Examiner - South Australia

Service summary

Individuals wishing to affix Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) to registrable recreational vessels must be approved as Boat Code Examiners and employed by Boat Code Agents.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for approval as a Boat Code Examiner the applicant must:

  • Be an employee of a Boat Code Agent;
  • Have at least three years experience as a shipwright/boat builder or as an approved marine mechanic, or as approved by the CEO;
  • Successfully complete the DPTI training course;
  • Be at least 18 years of age.


1 year.


Variable; Initial approval: $74
Renewal: $37.

Payment may be made by cheque or credit card (Mastercard or Visa).

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Transport Services Division
Transport Safety Regulation

Act(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Act 1993 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Regulations 2009 (South Australia)

Contact details

Boat Code Coordinator

Operating address:
1 Wright Road
Walkley Heights SA 5089
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5011





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