Recreational marine driver licence - Queensland


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

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 licence, 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 $123.85

Fees for 2023-24

Application process


To apply for this licence, you must:

  • have a completed a marine licence application (F2334)
  • have proof of identity
  • have your original and current statement of competency from your BoatSafe training provider - if your original statement is lost, you must get a replacement from the training provider
  • pay the licence fee.

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.