Marine Pilot Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to act as the pilot in a port. A pilot is a mariner who guides vessels through dangerous or congested waters, such as ports, harbours or river mouths.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • hold a Master Class 1, 2 or 3 certificate of competency
  • undertake a required number of transits as a trainee pilot
  • complete an approved training course
  • have adequate skills and knowledge of the pilotage area
  • meet the required health standards.

Duration

Five years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $564.70

Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $365.30

Fees for 2021-22

Forms

Act(s) name

Shipping and Pilotage Act 1967 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Shipping and Pilotage (Ports and Harbours) Regulations 1966 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Marine and Coastal

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:

Harbour Master

Marine and Coastal

Department of Transport

Western Australia
Mailing address: General Post Office Box C102
Perth, Western Australia
Australia