You may require this certificate if you intend to operate a commercial vessel in Australian waters. A commercial vessel is any vessel that is used for commercial, government or research activities.
This certificate is required for:
- All new vessels;
- Vessels that have had their class or specification changed;
- Vessels that have been significantly modified; and
- Vessels that have not previously held valid certification.
Please note that your vessel may have to undergo a safety and construction check before it will be certified.
If you plan to operate a vessel commercially in Tasmanian waters you are advised to consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this certificate, you must have your vessel inspected and pay the required fees.
You may have to provide plans, specifications, certificates, calculations and other information to establish that your vessel and motor adhere to certain safety standards.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on these requirements.
Valid in most cases for 5 years.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted with your application.
Marine and Safety Tasmania
Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 (Tasmania)
Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Regulation 2013 (Tasmania)
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