You will require this certificate if you are the master of a commercial vessel and intend to enter or leave an area that the Safety Director has declared to need a Local Knowledge Certificate. These areas are declared in the gazette.
The minimum lengths for vessels who require this certificate are:
- Trading vessels twelve metres or greater; or
- Fishing vessels thirty-five metres or greater.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.