An application for renewal of a local knowledge certificate must be made before it expires.
If a local knowledge certificate has expired, please complete an application for a local knowledge certificate.
The fee payable depends on the type of application and how many local knowledge areas are required.
Applicants must pay the applicable fee for each area listed in a local knowledge certificate being renewed.
On receipt of your application, an invoice will be E-mailed to you for each LKC to be renewed.
A local knowledge certificate cannot be issued until all fees have been paid.
For information about the fees for local knowledge certificates, please contact ST Vic at STqualifications@safetransport.vic.gov.au or on 1800 223 022
It is the responsibility of local knowledge certificate holders to ensure they maintain their knowledge of the local area being renewed.
Applicants are required to demonstrate that they still hold the relevant local knowledge, and as part of the renewal process applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have visited the relevant port offices.
The contact details of the relevant port office will be E-mailed to you on receipt of your renewal application.
Application for renewal of a local knowledge certificate
It is an offence under the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) to give information that is false or misleading in order to obtain or attempt to obtain a certificate.
Safe Transport Victoria (ST Vic) collects and holds the personal information provided in this application to assist the Director, Transport Safety (Safety Director) to administer the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) and Marine Safety Regulations 2012 (Vic).
ST Vic is committed to protecting personal information in accordance with its obligations under the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic). The personal information provided in this application may be disclosed to other government agencies in accordance with section 306 of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) and section 177 of the Transport Integration Act 2010 (Vic).
The individuals whose personal information is collected on this application have a right to seek access to this personal information and to seek correction of any error in the personal information held.
All individuals whose personal information is included with this application should be informed of this fact.