Mooring Registration - Western Australia


You will need this registration to install or use a mooring in shipping and pilotage mooring control areas. 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. These areas include:

  • Carnarvon Fascine
  • Oyster Harbour (Albany)
  • Peel Region
  • Mangles Bay (Rockingham).

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

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


As specified by Agency


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $96.80 Mooring control areas, inaugural hiring fee
Apply Application All $117.70 Mooring control areas, shipping and pilotage registration fee
Apply Licence All $682.00

Mooring control areas, annual hiring fee

Act(s) name

Shipping and Pilotage Act 1967 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Shipping and Pilotage (Mooring Control Areas) Regulations 1983 Western Australia

Application process


You must provide all information required by the agency including your personal details, the location of the proposed mooring and the size, type and displacement of the vessel that will be moored.

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:

Moorings Team

Marine and Coastal

Department of Transport

Mailing address: GPO BOX C102
Perth, Western Australia 6839
Other: 13 11 56