Beacon registration helpline
Contact the registration helpline for assistance registering and updating your beacon or Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI), or for information about beacons in Australia.
1800 406 406 (business hours)
+61 2 6279 5766 (international callers)
Accidental beacon activation
If you accidentally activate your beacon, call AMSA Search and Rescue on 1800 641 792.
If you need an interpreter, please call TIS National on 131 450 and ask them to call the Australian Maritime Safety Authority on 1800 406 406 during business hours.
You can also visit the TIS National website for translated information about the service TIS National provides.
Australian 406 Distress Beacon Register
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
GPO Box 2181
Canberra ACT 2601
1800 406 406 (free call within Australia)
+61 (0)2 6279 5766 (international callers)