Pilot Licence - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to offer pilot services to vessels.

Vessels that require pilot services are:

  • 70 metres or greater in length;
  • Loaded oil tankers;
  • Loaded chemical carriers;
  • Loaded liquefied gas carriers;
  • Vessels operating in the Great North East Channel pilotage area;
  • Vessels operating in the Hydrographers Passage pilotage area;
  • Vessels operating in the inner route pilotage area; or
  • Vessels operating in the Whitsundays compulsory pilotage area.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 licence you must:

  • Be medically fit;
  • Have satisfactorily completed an approved training course;
  • Have completed a minimum period of practical experience at sea; and
  • Hold any other relevant accreditation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Processing of application for the issue of an initial coastal pilot's licence $360.

Renew Renewal All

Processing of application for the reissue of a coastal pilot's licence $105.

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Navigation Regulations 2013 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Navigation Safety and International Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Navigation Safety and International 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 5664
Fax: 02 6279 5966