Exemption from Marine Pilot Services - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this exemption if you are the master of a vessel and intend to pilot your own vessel through waters that require the services of a pilot. Waters such as ports, harbours and river mouths are areas where the services of a pilot are required unless exempt. Waters that require a pilot are declared by the State.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 exemption, you must:

  • provide the appropriate application form
  • provide evidence of the applicants qualifications, competencies and experience
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the responsible agency for information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Remains in effect for 2 years.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$85.60

Fees for 2016-17.

Renewal$85.60

Fees for 2016-17.

VaryDuplicate Certificate$64.10

Fees for 2016-17.

GeneralMiscellaneous

Specified ports and channels require extra fees for the granting of a pilot exemption. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Exemption from Marine Pilot Services - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria

Act(s) name

Marine Safety Act 2010 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Marine Safety Regulations 2012 (Victoria)

Contact details

Maritime Safety
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria


Operating address:
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2797
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1800 223 022
information@transportsafety.vic.gov.au

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