Find out what is required to operate commercially in the maritime industry in New Zealand.


Contact us

The best way of contacting us is by email

We are monitoring our email and will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.

Please use the following email addresses: for all seafarer enquiries for vessel related safety and certification for Part A and Part B registrations for all exemptions for all other general enquiries

Alternatively you can use our online enquiry form.

Contact us online

If you don’t have email

We are still answering the phones but there may be a delay in our response times.

New Zealand (toll free): 0508 22 55 22
Calling from outside New Zealand: +64 4 473 0111

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Vessel search

Use this search to get basic details about a safety certified vessel.

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Verification tool

Use this tool to verify seafarers tickets.

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Getting help

Contact a Maritime Officer for help with your operational and health and safety requirements.

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