Registration of Recreational Motor Boats - South Australia


All recreational vessels that have a motor fitted must be registered while underway.

Service type


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




The registration fee for a Recreational Vessel will depend on the Hull Type and length of the vessel and whether it is an initial registration, a new owner re-registration or a renewal of the registration in the same name. For details, refer to the fee schedule found at:

Cash, Cheque or Credit Card (MasterCard or Visa).

Act(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Act 1993 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Regulations 2009 South Australia

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Transport Services Division

Transport Safety Regulation

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:

Front Desk

Operating address: Customer Service Centre
Mailing address: GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 131084
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