Motor Boat Registration - Tasmania


You will need to register your recreational vessel to use your vessel in a marine facility or to navigate your boat in any waters. Recreational vessels include personal water craft (PWC), such as jet skis.

You will not need this registration if your boat either:

  • has an engine that is 2.9kW (4 horsepower) or less
  • is a motor-propelled tender
  • registered in another state.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


1 year


31 December


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Fees and Forms (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Marine and Safety Authority Act 1997 Tasmania

Local law(s) name

Marine and Safety (Motor Boats and Licences) By-Laws 2013

Lodgement process


Your completed application can be lodged with the Agency or at Service Tasmania outlet.

Approval time

3 business days

Administering agency

Marine and Safety Tasmania

Contact details

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