Renew Your MSIC


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You need to keep your MSIC active if you want to continue working in the maritime industry. Fortunately, we offer a very straightforward MSIC renewal service. The following guidelines should help you get it renewed. We can also answer any additional questions to help guide you through your renewal application if you need further assistance.

Getting your MSIC card renewal

You can easily renew your MSIC card online. You will just need to take the following steps:

  • Fill out your form online. You are going to need to provide all the necessary details to renew your maritime security identification card. Essential information includes your recent contact information, all addresses you have lived in the past ten years, operational requirements and information on your employer.
  • Submit documents to verify your identity. You are going to need three different identification documents.
  • Submit your application. There are around 400 post outlets in Australia. You can also lodge the application through our office.
  • Get your MSIC license renewal printed or posted. You can pick your MSIC card up at our office or a registered post.
  • Return your expired MSIC. To renew your MSIC license, you will need to return your old one. Your old card needs to be billed back within 30 days of your MSIC card renewal to avoid penalties.

Important details to keep in mind during the MSIC renewal process

The MSIC card renewal process is pretty simple. However, there are a few things you need to keep in mind to avoid any complications. These issues include the following:

  • You need to make sure that you start the renewal process early enough. We suggest that you begin at around a month before your old MSIC is due to expire.
  • You can’t forget to return your expired MSIC card. If you don’t return it within 30 days, you might have to pay a $1,800 fee. Fortunately, you can easily return it by post or in person by visiting our office.
  • You need to make sure that all of your information is accurate. You should keep close track of all of your addresses and make sure they are included. They need to match the information you provided on previous MSIC applications.

There are a lot of factors to keep in mind when you need to renew MSIC cards. We can help you through the process if you have any questions about maritime security identification card renewal.