NSW Council

Forms & Licence Information


2023/2024 APBA Season from 1st September 2023.

Information, forms, licence fees & Online Renewals are below.


Half Yearly Licences available from 1st March 2024.


APBA Member Protection Policy


NSW / AUSTRALIAN Championship Entry Form for Championship Trophy’s for Seniors and Formula Future.

PDF 1.3.4(print to complete and email or post)

PDF Fillable (complete online and email)

Updated December 2023




PDF Forms to Print and fill out with a writing implement i.e pen!


PDF Fillable Forms to fill out online with your computer or smart device. and then you can email it to the organising club.


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Please make sure you refresh this page when the new forms are available before attempting to download the new forms, cause if you don't refresh the page you’ll get the old forms not the 2023 / 2024 forms, got it !

2023/2024 Licence Fees, Renewal Information & Forms are below.


2023/2024 Licence Forms in PDF now Available

to print out and email, post or hand in in person.

Post to: NSW APBA, PO Box 4178, Pitt Town NSW 2756 or email to:

nswapbalicencing@gmail.com


   NATIONAL FORMULA FUTURE DRIVERS LICENCE APPLICATION


 NATIONAL COMPETITON DRIVERS LICENCE APPLICATION


MEDICAL FORM 2023/2024


 NATIONAL BOAT OWNER MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION


 NATIONAL VINTAGE & VETERAN DRIVERS LICENCE APPLICATION

 


2023/2024 Licence Forms in  Fillable PDF now Available.

 to complete on your device or desktop and email to: nswapbalicencing@gmail.com



 NATIONAL FORMULA FUTURE DRIVERS LICENCE APPLICATION


 NATIONAL COMPETITION DRIVERS LICENCE APPLICATION


MEDICAL FORM


 NATIONAL BOAT OWNER MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION


 NATIONAL VINTAGE & VETERAN DRIVERS LICENCE APPLICATION


2023/2024 Online Renewals Available.


Please send with completed forms, the following;

 Each page of the form.

 Each page signed and initialed as required.

 Proof of your club membership.

 Copy of the inside 2 pages of last season’s APBA Licence if you had one issued.

 Copy of your Waterways Licence for Drivers.

 Copy of your Boat Rego for Boat Owners with HIN.

Your Medical which was only done 6 weeks prior to submitting your licence application

Ensure your Doctor has put their stamp over their signature, no stamp, no licence!

Yes, you need a Medical every year!

If applicable, your last cell test date for Cell boat drivers or Formula Future Swim test date for Formula Futures. Cell test are now 12 monthly so if you havent had one in 12 months you wont be issued a licence until you have completed one.


FORMULA FUTURE LICENCE FORM requires the following.

Proof from your Club that you are a current member.

 A photocopy of the child’s NSW Maritime or other State Boating Authority Boating Licence if they are competing in J3 as this is a Compulsory requirement.

 Proof of Formula Future Safety Swim Test.

 Forms MUST be signed by a parent or guardian.


Payment.

PREFERRED PAYMENT METHODS ARE:

 Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) – If using EFT:

There is a new Westpac account for EFT payments so please ensure you deposit to the new account.

      Name: NSW Council    BSB: 032-274   Account Number: 475608

Reference: please use your name & race number for the reference – Please ensure that you print a copy of the receipt as proof that payment has been made – no receipt, no licence will be issued.

 Square via the Online NSW APBA Licencing Renewal Form, or an invoice can be emailed to you so you can pay with your Credit Card

 Cash (if paying in person)

 Cheque / Money Order (made out to NSW APBA Council)

 EFTPOS but it will ONLY be available at events where the NSW APBA Licencing is in attendance such as Tech Inspection days or race days .

You will also be able to use AfterPay with the EFTPOS machine but there will be a $20 surcharge for using this payment method due to the costs involved and you must have an AfterPay account set up to use this method.

 Afterpay  is available again this season for Pay Off Licences but there will be a $20 surcharge for using this payment method due to the costs involved and you must have an AfterPay account set up prior or be prepared to set one up to use this method.


IF POSTING YOUR LICENCE AND BOAT OWNER APPLICATIONS, PLEASE SEND TO:

NSW LICENCE OFFICER PO Box 4178, Pitt Town, NSW 2756


If emailing, please send to: NSW APBA Licencing Officer; nswapbalicencing@gmail.com


 Please read through the notes carefully and if you have any further questions please email, text or ring (but only during business hours please).

IMPORTANT NOTES:

 Cockpit Immersion Testing  is now 12 monthly so if you haven't had one in 12 months you wont be issued a licence until you have completed one.


  Any New Licence Holders that haven’t previously had a Cockpit Immersion Test you will not be able to race a cell boat until such time as you have been able to complete one.


 If you have been issued a Licence and have been racing an Open deck boat and are going to be racing a Cell boat then you must have competed in and have your licence endorsed at one Club Day prior to entering a C1 event, providing you have recently completed a Cockpit Immersion Test.


 To be eligible to be upgraded from a Limited Licence to an Unlimited Licence you must race/drive an Unlimited Boat to gain your required two signatures to upgrade (one signature per event). You won’t be eligible for signatures if you race a Limited boat in an Unlimited race.


 Day Licences are per Day, so if its a 2 day meeting and you want to race on a Day Licence then you’ll need 2 x Day Licences and 2 will be eligible to to be deducted if you upgrade to a Full Yearly Licence and only 1 for a Half Year Licence.


Your Medical is only valid for 6 weeks from the date you have it done until you submit your licence paperwork. Ensure your Doctor has put their stamp over their signature, no stamp, no licence!






























Ways to renew your Licence

Print and complete the PDF Form and either post or email it but make sure you enclose all required documentation and proof of payment.

PDF Drivers Licence

PDF Owners Licence

PDF Formula Future Licence

PDF Medical Form

PDF Vintage and Veteran Licence


Complete the PDF Fillable form from your computer or smart device and email it but make sure you enclose all required documentation and proof of payment.

Fillable PDF Drivers Licence

Fillable PDF Owners Licence

Fillable PDF Formula Future Licence

Fillable PDF Medical Form

Fillable PDF Vintage and Veteran Licence


Online renewals now available.

Online Drivers Licence

Payment will be via an Invoice sent to you by Square once you submit your online renewal or you can deposit to the NSW APBA account.

Only for renewals of 2023/2024 season can be done online.

For your renewal to be finalised you must submit and upload all original copies of your medical, your current SBA Licence and your 2022/2023 APBA Licence so please make sure you have copies ready to upload, thank you.

**You will also need to sign and initial a copy of the APBA yearly indemnity before you can receive your licence book so after you submit your online Licence renewal we will email you a copy of the Indemnity and you can sign it and email it back.**

**** Cockpit Immersion Testing  is now 12 monthly so if you haven't had one in 12 months you wont be issued a licence until you have completed one.


Online Boat Owners Licence

Payment will be via an Invoice sent to you by Square once you submit your online renewal or you can deposit to the NSW APBA account.

Only for 2023/2024  Yearly Licence renewals, not for a new Licences.

For your renewal to be finalised you must submit and upload all original copies of your current SBA Registration and your 2022 / 2023 APBA Boat Owners Licence  so please make sure you have copies ready to upload, thank you.

**You will also need to sign and initial a copy of the APBA yearly indemnity before you can receive your Boat Owner licence book so after you submit your online Licence renewal we will email you a copy of the Indemnity and you can sign it and email it back.**


Online  Formula Future Licence

Payment will be via an Invoice sent to you by Square once you submit your online renewal or you can deposit to the NSW APBA account.

Only for those that had a Licence in  2022/2023  not for new Licence applications.

For your renewal to be finalised you must submit and upload all original copies of the Formula Future Competitors current SBA Licence (if they have one) and the  2022 / 2023 APBA Licence so please make sure you have copies ready to upload, thank you.

***You will also need to complete the 2nd page of this application which is the Self Assessing Medical for all Formula Future Licence holders***.

**You will also need to sign and initial a copy of the APBA yearly indemnity before you can receive your Formula Future licence book so after you submit your online Licence renewal we will email you a copy of the Indemnity and you can sign it and email it back. **


Online  Vintage and Veteran Licence

Payment will be via an Invoice sent to you by Square once you submit your online renewal or you can deposit to the NSW APBA account.

For your application to be finalised you must submit and upload all original copies of your current SBA Licence and a copy of your 2022 / 2023 APBA Licence if you have one, so please make sure you have copies ready to upload, thank you.

***You will also need to complete the 2nd page of this application which is the Self Assessing Medical for all Vintage and Veteran Licence holders***.

**You will also need to sign and initial a copy of the APBA yearly indemnity before you can receive your Vintage and Veteran licence book so after you submit your online Licence renewal we will email you a copy of the Indemnity and you can sign it and email it back. **

 2023/2024

From 1st September 2023

DRIVER Only

BOAT OWNER Only

OWNER/DRIVER

Additional Boats

Unrestricted / Limited

300

520

820

260

Restricted inc F4

300

320

620

160

 Thundercat / Club /70 mph

160

210

370

105

Formula Future

70

80

150

40

Vintage / Veteran

100




Senior Day Licence

Per Day

60

60

120


Formula Future Day Licence

Per Day

15

15

30


Race Number Hold Fee

Per Race Year

50









Half Yearly

1st March to 31st August 2024





Unrestricted / Limited

200

310

510

160

Restricted inc F4

200

210

410

110

 Thundercat / Club /70 mph

90

125

215

65

Formula Future

40

45

85

20

Senior Day Licence

Per Day

60

60

120


Formula Future Day Licence

Per Day

15

15

30