Maritime Levy and fees - FAQs

Changes to fees and the levy came into effect on 1 July 2019. We have put together the following questions and answers to guide you through the Maritime Levy and fees process.

Click on the relevant link below for more information on how these affect you.

Frequently asked questions - general Frequently asked questions for seafarers Frequently asked questions for vessel owners and operators Frequently asked questions for other service providers


Related information

Funding review consultation

Maritime NZ consulted on proposed changes to Maritime Levies and Oil Pollution Levies over July - August 2023.

Funding review 2023

Previous funding review 2018


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For more information:


New Zealand (toll free):
0508 225 540

Calling from outside New Zealand:
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Someone from the Funding Review team will be in touch with you within 5-10 business days.
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