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Amateur radio-related fees

Fees from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024

  • ACMA recognition certificate application: $45.20
  • Call sign applications: 
    • next-available call sign: $30.15
    • preferential call signs:
      • 2-letter call sign with the prefix VK1, VK5, VK6, VK7 or VK8: $41.45
      • 2-letter call sign with the prefix VK2, VK3, VK4: $52.75
      • 3-letter call sign with the prefix VK1, VK2, VK3, VK4, VK5, VK6, VK7 or VK8: $41.45
    • special event, contest or VK0 or VK9 call sign: $52.75
    • replacement call sign: no charge 
  • Recognition of prior learning assessment application: $188.35.

Information about how our fees are set is in the current Cost Recovery Implementation Statement.

Fees for 2024–2025

In addition to the fees above, we will consult on charges for the re-assignment of special event, contest, VK0 and VK9 call signs as well as the transfer of any call signs in the draft 2024–25 Fees for Service Cost Recovery Implementation Statement, which is planned to be released for consultation in March/April 2024.

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