Maritime Labour Certificate - Australian Government


You will require this certification if you are a Maritime Labour Convention approved operator and you intend to employ staff on a regulated Australian vessel that is:

  • at least 500 gross tonnage
  • ordinarily engaged in overseas voyages.

Please note that interim Maritime Labour Certificates are also available.

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 this certificate you must:

  • provide evidence of compliance with Marine Order 11
  • provide evidence of compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention
  • submit any required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.


Up to 5 years


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

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Navigation Regulations 2013 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Navigation Safety and International Division

Contact details

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