Recreational marine driver licence - Queensland


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a boat that has an engine power of more than 4.5kW for recreational purposes.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • be at least 16 years old
  • be medically fit
  • complete a BoatSafe course within 6 months of applying or have a recognised and valid interstate marine licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $116.85

Fees for 2021-22


This licence can not be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Maritime Safety Queensland

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Maritime Safety Queensland

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Phone: 13 74 68 General enquiries
Phone: 07 3328 4811 General enquiries - international callers
Phone: 13 23 80 Registration and licensing
Contact us website: Contact a regional office (Opens in new window)
Website: Maritime Safety Queensland (Opens in new window)