Pilot's Licence/Pilotage Exemption Certificate - South Australia


Persons intending to navigate vessels of 35 metres or more within declared harbors must be a licensed pilot, or as the master of the vessel, hold a pilotage exemption certificate.

Service type


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


2 years.


Fees effective 1 July 2017
Pilot Licence - Nil
Pilotage Exemption - Issue $620.00, Renew $309.00, Replace $59.

Cheque, Credit Card.

Act(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Act 1993 SA

Additional information

Please contact the agency for application forms

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Commercial Marine Services

Contact details

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

Marine Services

Operating address: 13 Kateena Street
Regency Park SA 5010
Mailing address: PO Box 2526
Ingle Farm SA 5942
Phone: 1300885793
Fax: 0881155536
Email: DPTI.CommercialMarineServices@sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.sa.gov.au/boatingmarine (Opens in new window)