Fees for boat or PWC licence

How much does it cost to get, replace or renew a boat or PWC licence in NSW? Also, what are the fees for licence knowledge tests? Find out here.


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These fees are effective 1 April 2021. They include GST where relevant.

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Licence fees

Item Boat PWC

1-year licence (age 16 and above)

$63

$192

1-year concession licence
or
licence for people under age 16

$32

$96

3-year licence (age 16 and above)

$169

$419

3-year concession licence
or
licence for people under age 16

$85

$210

5-year licence (age 16 and above)

$266

$656

5-year concession licence
or
licence for people under age 16

$133

$328

10-year licence (age 16 and above)

$475

$951

10-year concession licence
or
licence for people under age 16

$238

$476

Replacement licence

$21

$21

Knowledge Test fees

Item Cost

Boat Licence Knowledge Test

$36

Boat Licence Knowledge Test
and
Personal Watercraft (PWC) Knowledge Test

$55 (combined fee for both tests)

Personal Watercraft (PWC) Knowledge Test only
(when upgrading to PWC licence)

$18

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