Boat operator licence and special permit fees

Fees listed in the tables below are effective from 1 July 2022.

Licences and special permits

Licence issued to person who held special permit $18
Licence issued to person who did not hold special permit $45
Special permit issue $18
Replacement licence/special permit $18

Theory tests

Type of theory testFee
Special permit theory test $21
Boat operator's licence theory test $47

There is no fee for the practical test to obtain a special permit, however the applicant must provide a suitable boat (including safety equipment) for the test.

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