Following Chief Health Officer Directions, face masks must be worn when presenting to the Darwin Port Security Gate House to collect your Port Pass.



Conditions of entry 

All persons wishing to enter a Darwin Port site for work must complete the Port Induction process prior to entry. 


24 month application requires a Port Entry Pass* (Long term requirement, exceeding 1 month); and 

1 month application (Short term operational need, Port Entry Pass not issued) 

  1. Read the Conditions of Entry in full,
  2. Register Inductee and company details,
  3. Complete the online induction,
  4. Follow steps in Completion email.

If you do not receive an email, please check your junk/spam mail folder.

* 24 month registrations will receive a reminder email 4 weeks prior to expiry. 


Employers must declare that the Inductee registered is a current employee who can demonstrate an operational need to gain access on to a Port site. Employers must ensure all employees follow any direction given by Darwin Port (DP) whilst on site  and ensure their employee has completed their registered online induction.  As the employer you will undertake to comply with all terms of Conditions of Entry and follow all reasonable directions or requests from a DP representative to ensure your activities do not cause any adverse actions to the safety, environment, security or operational management of the workplace.

Employers must notify DP when an employee leaves their employment or when a Port Entry Pass has been lost or damaged and will surrender the Pass where required to so by DP. 


The Online Induction must be completed by the Employee who is registered as an Inductee. The Inducted employee must read and understand the Conditions of Entry and shall not allow anyone else to use their Pass to enter a DP workplace. Employees must follow all reasonable directions or requests from a DP representative to preserve the safety, environment and security of all Port operations. 


DP reserves the right to remove persons from a DP workplace if it is found their actions or anticipated actions will reasonably cause someone or something to be involved in any type of incident.  A DP Enforcement Officer may, at any time, confiscate a Port Entry Pass or Training Record for an indefinite period of time.  Port Entry Pass’s and Training Records remain the property of DP at all times.  


The DPIS process (24 month application) incurs a fee of $82.50 inclusive of GST.  This is payable via credit card payment before commencing the Online Induction and the consequent receipt of a Port Entry Pass.  Lost or damaged cards will incur a replacement fee of $33.00 inclusive of GST and must be paid for at the Administration Building by the Port Entry Pass holder.  

The 1 month application is provided at no cost.  You are unable to apply for 1 month access again within a 12 month period. If you require longer access you will have to re-register for 24 month access and complete the Online Induction again.  You will receive an email link.  Please follow this to make payment.  


Any person carrying an invalid/expired Port Entry Pass or Training Record will not be granted access to a DP workplace.  It is the responsibility of the Port User to ensure their access is valid at all times.


All DP facilities operate under the legislated requirements of the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003. DP obtains information via the Online Registration to determine the identity of the Port User requesting access onto a DP site. This information is retained in accordance with DP’s Privacy Policy available on the DP website.  Failure to provide this information in full may result in refusal of access to DP facilities.


Visitors must complete the Visitor Safety Security Induction provided at Front Gate Security. Whilst on site, the visitor/s shall always be under escort by the engaging Port Entry Pass holder.  Visitors must not undertake any work at any time.


Security Gate House – East Arm Wharf

Stakeholders must book via the online booking system link below to obtain a Port Entry Pass, walk in service is not available.


It is very important that Port Users understand the nature of the working environment at all Port sites and ensure any directions given by DP representatives are followed. It is expected that on entry you will contribute towards maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, be environmentally responsible and security conscious.

If you do not fully understand any Condition of Entry, or if you have any other questions or concerns, you are required to contact DP for clarification. or 1300 327946   


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