International Tonnage Certificate - Australian Government


You will need this certificate if you intend to operate a vessel which is more than 24 metres in tonnage length on an overseas voyage.

The certificate outlines the capacity, use of spaces, assigned load line or permitted draught on board a vessel. Any alteration to a vessel requires re-measurement.

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 a Tonnage Certificate you must be the operator of a vessel.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships 1969 - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 19 (Tonnage measurement) 2014 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Navigation Safety and International Division

Contact details

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