Eligibility for enrolment

Pursuant to regulation 30 of the Marine Safety Regulations 2012 (Vic) the following
persons are not eligible to apply for a marine licence:

● A person who is disqualified from obtaining a marine licence, during the period
of that disqualification

● A person who is the holder of a marine licence that has been suspended,
during the period of that suspension

● A person who is disqualified from obtaining a licence or other authority to be
the master of or to operate a recreational vessel under
o (i) the law of another State or Territory, or
o (ii) the law of another country,
in circumstances which, if they occurred in Victoria, would have resulted in the
person being disqualified from obtaining a marine licence in Victoria

● A person who is the holder of a licence or other authority to operate a
recreational vessel issued by another State or Territory that has been
suspended, during the period of that suspension

● Persons aged under 16 years of age are not eligible to obtain a personal
watercraft endorsement

Applicants should also note that they will be required to meet the health requirements
for operating a car, motorcycle or boat and this may include further testing where
appropriate.