Commercial Mooring Site Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to install and / or use a commercial mooring site in waters that are not part of a mooring control area. This licence enables you to install and maintain moorings within a defined area. A mooring is a structure or an apparatus that is set in a permanent manner to which a vessel or floating object may be secured.

Please note that if you intend to install a mooring in an area that is a mooring control area you will instead need to apply for a mooring registration instead. This requires a separate application process. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Specify the locality of the proposed mooring;
  • Provide details of the vessel proposed to be moored;
  • Submit the required form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Western Australian Marine Act 1982 WA

Regulation(s) name

Mooring Regulations 1998 WA

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Marine Safety

Contact details

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

Moorings Officer, Moorings

Marine Safety

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Mailing address: PO BOX 402
Fremantle, Western Australia 6959
Phone: 1300 863 308
Phone: 08 9431 1027
Fax: 08 9431 1019