The AMC Amateur Radio Office is the body in Australia that issues amateur radio qualifications and callsigns, under delegation from the Australian Government. The office is part of the Australian Maritime College, Australia’s national centre for maritime training, education and research.
Yes, a candidate may re-sit the examination as many times as it takes to gain the Certificate of Proficiency. Each time the candidate must pay the current processing fee and submit a photo. However, after the second or third attempt the candidate or assessor should query the circumstances and reassess the situation.
AMC Amateur Radio is also responsible for reissuing certificates that have been lost, damaged or require a name change. Information and forms are located on our website here: Replacement of Certificates.
Visiting amateur radio operators may apply for a reciprocal licence and callsign based on their overseas qualification. The Reciprocal Licence is valid for a period of up to 12 months and is non-renewable. Further information is available on the ACMA website.