Marine licence fees

This page contains information about marine licence and appointment fees.

Licence type 1 year 3 years 5 years
Marine licence $37.60
Marine licence with PWC endorsement $42.70
$128.10 $213.50
Restricted marine licence $18.80
$56.40 $94.00

* A card payment fee applies to VISA and MasterCard transactions.


Item  Fee
Replacement Marine licence  $23.40

Test type Fee
Marine licence knowledge test $29.30
Personal watercraft endorsement test $29.30
Combined marine licence and
personal watercraft endorsement test

Extension of Certificate of Attainment for Marine Licence expiry date

The Marine Licence course certificate expiry period of 12 months (from date of issue) has been extended for certificates issued on or after 1 July 2020 and now expire on 31 December 2021 or a date twelve months after the certificate issue date, whichever is the later.

Important: All new and reissue marine licences are issued for 5 years only. All current marine licences can be renewed 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
5 years only

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