Application to Use Channel – Geelong

Used for all vessels accessing Geelong channels

Applications must be made online through Channel Application Lodgement – via web

Applications must be submitted to the VRCA 48 hours priors to vessel arriving at Port Phillip Heads.

Geelong VRCA Channels Application – Only to be used by vessel Masters unable to access the online application.
Masters may send this application by facsimile to: +61 3 5225 3599

Application to Use Dynamic Under Keel Clearance – Geelong

Used for all vessels accessing Geelong channels with a draft greater than 10.8 metres.

Vessel Masters must:

  • Send data no more than 24 hours and no less than 12 hours before arrival.
    Send data at least four hours before departure.

Dynamic Under Keel Clearance Application Link to document

Permission to Clean Sea Chests – Geelong

Application for permission to clean sea chests, other hull apertures or to polish propellers.

Submit to:  Duty Marine Controller at Geelong Port Marine Control
Fax: +61 3 5272 1560
Permission to clean sea chest

Permission to Immobilise – Geelong

Submit to: Duty Marine Controller at Geelong Port Marine Control
Fax: +61 3 5272 1560
Permission to Immobilise