Vessel Registration - Victoria


You will require this registration if you intend to use a vessel. A vessel is any boat or craft that is equipped with an engine capable of being used for propulsion in Victorian waters, whether for personal or commercial use.

The vessel register records the identification details of each vessel and the name and address of the person responsible for it.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

A vessel can be registered in the name of a person who is fourteen years old or more, or in the name of a corporation or incorporated body. A vessel can only be registered under one name.


Registration must be renewed every 12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources


Contact details

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

Operating address: 60 Denmark Street
Victoria 3101
Operating address: PO BOX 1644
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 8391 3216
Phone: 13 11 71