Registration of Pilotage Service Providers - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to operate a pilotage service. A pilotage service means the service of providing a licensed marine pilot to navigate a vessel within, into or out of port waters.

A pilotage service also includes providing transport and transfer of the licensed marine pilot to and from a vessel for which navigation services are required.

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 registration, you must:

  • State what type of pilotage services that you propose to provide;
  • Name and identification number of any vessel and its pilot associated with these activities;
  • Be a natural person, organisation or a corporation;
  • Submit an application; and
  • Pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Becomes valid once the applicant has a certificate of registration and remains in effect unless suspended or cancelled.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Registration of Pilotage Service Providers - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Application

Apply

Please submit your application, prescribed fee, and any associated documents directly with the Director. The associated documents you are required to attach to your form will depend on whether you are applying as an individual or as a corporation.


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

Supporting information

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