Become a Member

To join the Marine Surveyors Association, please download the application form below, complete and return. You're application will need to be assessed by the committee before approval.

Fee Schedule

Full Member Surveyor (All Classes) $ 350 /yr
Application Fee (Full Member only) $ 100
Employee Discount (Applicable to Annual and Application Fee) $ 175 /yr
Affiliate Member (No Application Fee is payable) $ 150 /yr

Surveyor Classification

Categories within the Marine Surveyors Association are:

Class 1A This category is awarded to surveyors with more than 5 years surveying experience and demonstrates compliance with the MSA technical, managerial and business requirements.
Class 1B This category is awarded to surveyors with more than 5 years surveying experience and demonstrates compliance with the MSA technical requirements but due to differing circumstances (foreign based or employee of a surveying company), cannot demonstrate compliance with the MSA managerial or business requirements.
Class 2A This category is awarded to surveyors with between 2 and 5 years surveying experience and demonstrates compliance with the MSA technical, managerial and business requirements.
Class 2B This category is awarded to surveyors with between 2 and 5 years surveying experience and demonstrates compliance with the MSA technical requirements but due to differing circumstances (foreign based or employees of a surveying company), cannot demonstrate compliance with the MSA managerial or business requirements.
Class 3 This category is awarded to surveyors with less than 2 years surveying experience and may still be developing technical, managerial and business credentials.
HLM This category (Honorary Life Member) is awarded to non-active surveyors who have contributed greatly to the MSA and have upheld the integrity of the Marine Surveying profession as a whole.
Affiliate This category is applied to any member (person or entity) who has a professional or personal interest in the advancement of the profession of Marine Surveyor.


Marine Surveyors Application Processing Fee

Application Fee

$100 AUD

 Profiles are removed once the membership has expired, unless renewed beforehand.