When adding a vessel's registration number and/or call sign please use upper case letters and do not add a space or hyphen (-) between the characters. Example. Rego 12345QC, call sign VMQ1235. When completing your Journey Details please list your First mainland Australia arrival point, ETA and Details in the existing row. If you are discharging cargo and/or have crew changes or disembarking passengers in another port click on the Add other destination points button to add an extra row to submit this information. The 'Are you carrying any of the following' questions are to prompt the person in charge of the vessel to declare any products that require a permit to move between the Torres Strait Protected Zone to the Torres Strait permanent biosecurity monitoring zone, and any Torres Strait Island to mainland Australia. Products which require a permit include: Untreated hides or skins or other animal products. Meat or dairy products (excluding canned items). Fresh fruit and vegetables. Live animals, including insects. Live plants, including cuttings, seedlings or plant products. Poultry products, including eggs or feathers with skin still attached. Soil. Please click on this link for more information on which goods require a permit and how to apply for one.
Pre-arrival reporting form
This form is to be used by a vessel that is 7m or over, and is on, or intends to make a voyage that arrives at a place in Australian territory from either the Torres Strait protected zone or the Torres Strait permanent biosecurity monitoring zone. This completed form must be provided to a biosecurity official or customs officer no more than 96 hours and no less than 12 hours prior to the vessel’s estimated arrival at the first destination port. NOTE: Penalties apply for failing to provide a report to a biosecurity official or customs officer or for providing false or misleading information.