Appointment as a Boat Code Agent - South Australia


You will need this licence to operate a business as a boat code agent. Boat code agents are appointed by the department to:

  • examine vessels for signs that they have been stolen and re-birthed
  • issue and / or verify Hull Identification Numbers (HIN)
  • verify vessel details and provide a written certificate to DIT for recording on a database.

A boat code agent may fix HIN plates personally to a vessel, or employ approved boat code examiners to affix HIN plates.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To apply for this licence, you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a fit and proper person to hold a licence
  • in the case of a body corporate, each director must be a fit and proper person to hold a licence
  • successfully complete the agency boat code training
  • have a National Police Certificate.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $174.00

Appointment as a Boat Code agent. Fees for 2022-23

Renew Renewal All $139.00

Renewal of the term of appointment. Fees for 2022-23

Administering agency

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

Maritime Safety

Contact details

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