Certificate of Approval for Life Saving Appliances - Australian Government


You may require this approval if you operate a vessel within Australian waters.

Approval is required if you intend to use a lifesaving appliance, item of equipment or arrangement, or make or kind of appliance or equipment that is not currently approved for such use in Australia. A certificate of approval indicates that the issuing authority is satisfied the relevant lifesaving appliance complies with all current standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Other resources

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Navigation (Orders) Regulations 1912 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division

Contact details

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Ship Safety Division

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Operating address: 82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon, Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5000