Mooring Site Licence (Swan and Canning Rivers) - Western Australia


You will need a licence to install a mooring in the Swan and Canning River mooring control 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 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:

  • be at least 17 years old
  • live principally in Western Australia.

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


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $115.00 -
Apply Licence All $620.00 Annual fee per mooring
General Duplicate Certificate All $115.00 -
General Miscellaneous All $115.00 Late fee
Transfer Transfer All $115.00 -
Vary Variation All $115.00 Application fee to register an additional vessel.

Act(s) name

Shipping and Pilotage Act 1967 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Mooring Regulations 1998 Western Australia

Application process


To make your application you must:

  • submit your completed application
  • specify the maximum overall length of the licensed vessel for the proposed mooring site
  • nominate a general location of area for the proposed mooring site
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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