Marine licence fees

This page contains information about marine licence and appointment fees.

A new marine licence may be issued for 1 year or 5 years.

If you have a marine licence that was previously issued for a 1 or 3 year period, you can renew it for the same period or for a 5 year period.

Licence type 1 year 3 years 5 years
Marine licence $39.80
Marine licence with PWC endorsement $44.90
$134.70 $224.50
Restricted marine licence $22.40
$67.20 $112.00

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Item  Fee
Replacement Marine licence  $24.80

Test type Fee
Marine licence knowledge test $31.00
Personal watercraft endorsement test $31.00
Combined marine licence and
personal watercraft endorsement test

Important: All new and reissued marine licences can be issued for 1 or 5 years only. All current marine licences can be renewed for 5 years, or for the period specified on your renewal notice (1, 3 or 5 years).

Transaction type Term of licence
Renew marine licence
5 years or period specified on renewal notice
Change term of marine licence i.e. number of years
Up to 5 years only
  • Issue a new marine licence
  • Reissue of a marine licence
  • Interstate changeover of a marine licence

1 or 5 years only

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