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Fee schedule

Fees and charges for services offered by South Australia Police for the current financial year (unless otherwise stipulated).

Aircraft hire

Aircraft hire charges excluding existing contracts.

Contact the Business Services Manager, Physical Assets Branch on 7322 3530 for information about rates set by contracts.

Charge

Rates including GST

Aircraft operating charge: Cessna 402 including 1 pilot and 1 drop master or dispatcher.

$1225.00 per hour or part hour

Aircraft operating charge: Pilatus PC12 including 1 pilot and 1 drop master or dispatcher.

$1797.00 per hour or part hour

Additional crew: Pilot, drop master or dispatcher.

$92.50 per hour or part hour per crew member

Application – Child Sex Offenders Registration Act

Charge

Rate GST exempt

Application pursuant to Part 5A Child Sex Offenders Registration Act 2006.

Application for an exemption, modification and suspension granted by the Commissioner.

$200.00

Audio and videotapes

Summary Offences (General) Regulations 2001

Charge

Rate GST exempt

Audiotape or videotape recordings of evidence for each 90 minute tape.

Part 4, section 15 fees, Summary Offences (General) Regulations 2001.

$21.00

Legal Services Commission and practitioners acting for other people are exempt for audiotape recordings.

Certificates (including police record checks)

Police record checks are also called national police certificates.

Charge

Rate GST exempt

National police certificates: individuals, government, commercial.

$62.00

National police certificates: individuals, government, commercial concession.

$44.50

National police certificates: volunteers, non-VOAN organisations.

$40.00

Fingerprints.

$128.00

Fingerprints and clearance certificate for individuals.

$189.00

Copies of reports

Charge

Rate GST exempt

Police incident reports.

$73.00

Vehicle collision reports.

$73.00

Reports of vehicle collisions supplied direct to CTP Regulator/Insurer

$27.25

Antecedent records: showing criminal history for court purposes.

$69.50

Apprehension reports: taken when someone is arrested or reported for an offence.

$73.00

Clamping and impounding vehicles

Criminal Law (Clamping, Impounding and Forfeiture of Vehicles) Act 2007

Charge

Rate GST exempt

Administration fee: impounding.

$87.00

Transport fee: for transporting a vehicle to a storage facility.

$278.00

Vehicle storage fee: per day or part day the vehicle is impounded or remains uncollected.

$23.30

Administration fee: clamping.

$37.00

Attaching clamp.

$87.00

Clamp removal.

$87.00

Travel to and from the vehicle to attach or remove the clamps.

$1.10 per kilometre

Over dimensional vehicle escorts - effective 1 July 2017

Business hours are Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm except public holidays.
Call 8207 6535 or fax 8207 4247.

Find out more about police escort rates or download the police escort request form (pdf) police escort request form (Word).

Charge

Rates including GST

Escorts during business hours Monday to Friday.

$113.00 per hour or part hour for each police escort officer

Escorts outside of business hours Monday to Friday, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

$150.00 per hour or part hour for each police escort officer

Hourly rate after the first three hours.

$174.00 per hour or part hour for each police escort officer

Vehicle charges: cars, utilities, vans, motor cycles.

85 cents per kilometre for each vehicle

Late booking fee.

$339.00

Cancellation fee.

$113.00

Cancellation within 7 days.

$339.00

Cancellation within 24 hours.

$676.00

Booking change request.

$113.00

Booking change request within 7 days.

$339.00

Booking change request within 24 hours.

$676.00

Escorts other than over-dimensional loads.

$78.00 per hour or part hour for each police officer

Vehicle charges for cars, utilities, vans, motor cycles.

85 cents per kilometre for each vehicle

Accommodation, meals, incidental expenses.

Charges advised on request

Supplementary officers called in when the escort unit is fully booked: first 3 hours.

$150.00 per hour or part hour for each officer minimum

Supplementary officers called in when the escort unit is fully booked: after the first three hours.

$174.00 per hour or part hour for each officer minimum

Firearms

Firearms Act 1977

ChargeRate GST exempt

Firearms licence 1 year: new or renewal.

$83.00

Firearms licence 3 year: new or renewal.

$218.00

Firearms licence 5 year: new or renewal.

$346.00

Dealer's firearms licence 1 year: firearms and ammunition.

$431.00

Dealer's firearms licence 3 year: firearms and ammunition.

$1254.00

Dealer's firearms licence 5 year: firearms and ammunition.

$2081.00

Dealer's firearms licence 1 year: ammunition.

$127.00

Dealer's firearms licence 3 year: ammunition.

$346.00

Dealer's firearms licence 5 year: ammunition.

$566.00

Variation of licence.

$50.00

Registration of firearm or duplicate certificate of registration.

$33.00

Replacement of lost, stolen or destroyed licence.

$50.00

Application for certificate of registration to replace certificate lost, stolen or destroyed.

$33.00

Ammunition permit.

$33.00

Administrative fee for late renewal of a licence.

$35.00

Application for approval as a company’s principal or secondary nominee.

$50.00

Application for international visitor permit.

$33.00

Application for foreign theatrical armourer permit.

$33.00

Application for foreign firearms dealer permit.

$33.00

Application for firearm refurbishment permit.

$33.00

Application for recognition of firearms club.

$500.00

Application for recognition of commercial range operator.

$500.00

Application for recognition of paint-ball operator.

$500.00

Application or renewal of accreditation as an accredited paint-ball employee.

$33.00

Prohibited weapons: excludes dealers and manufacturers.

$49.00

Fee to witness the transfer of a firearm under regulation 51(5).

$24.00

Freedom of information

Freedom of Information Act 1991

Charge

Rate GST exempt

Freedom of Information access.

$34.25

Agency review.

Part 3 of the Freedom of Information Act 1991.

$34.25

Processing charge for each 15 minutes.

$12.80

Written transcripts per page.

$7.70

Hiring vehicles

Charge

Rate GST included

Cars, utilities, vans, motorcycles.

85 cents per kilometre -do not round the per kilometre rate

Bus.

By negotiation

Hydroponics

Hydroponics Industry Control Act 2009

Charge

Rate GST exempt

Hydroponic equipment dealer's licence: body corporate.

$756.00

Hydroponic equipment dealer's licence: individual.

$467.00

Hydroponic equipment dealer's licence: hydroponics industry employee.

$467.00

Annual fee for licence holders: body corporate.

$830.00

Annual fee for licence holders: individual.

$635.00

Annual fee for approved person.

$303.00

Penalty for default - Regulation 14(5).

$174.00

National drivers work diary

Charge

Rate GST exempt

National drivers work diary - Road Traffic (Heavy Vehicle Driver Fatigue) Regulations,

$25.00

Personnel

Charge

Rate includes GST

Solicitor interviews for each member with a police officer.

$114.00 per hour or part hour

Destruction of registration label - required to leave station.

$78.00 per hour or part hour

Bus driver.

$78.00 per hour or part hour

Deactivated firearms - inspection and certification.

$78.00 per hour or part hour

Witnesses: civil matters.

Charges vary according to the services provided

Police personnel general.

$78.00 per hour or part hour

Photocopies

Charge

Rates include GST

A4 (297mm x 210mm).

$1.20

A3 (420mm x 297mm).

$2.05

Postage for up to 50 photocopies within Australia.

$4.90

Photographs

Rates include GST

Charge

Single prints

Additional prints

Black and white: 12.7cm x 17.8cm (5" x 7").

$19.50

$17.40

Black and white: 20.3cm x 25.5cm (8" x 10").

$19.50

$11.80

Black and white: 40cm x 50cm (16" x 20").

$39.00

$29.25

Colour: 14cm x 18cm (5.5" x 7").

$27.00

$26.25

Colour: 15cm x 20cm (6" x 8").

$39.00

$31.25

Colour: 20cm x 25cm (8" x 10").

$39.00

$34.75

Colour: 40cm x 50cm (16" x 20").

$58.50

$47.75

Postage.

$4.90

Up to 50 negatives, slides or prints within Australia
Prisoner's meals

SAPOL General Order, Rates-charges to SAPOL

Charge

Rates includes GST

Breakfast: remote areas.

$6.15

Lunch: remote areas.

$7.15

Dinner: remote areas.

$10.90

Breakfast: other areas.

$5.85

Lunch: other areas.

$7.30

Dinner: other areas.

$10.70

Storing private vehicles

Storage rates for private vehicles damaged in a collision.

See clamping and impounding vehicles on this page for storage charges for impounded vehicles.

Charge

Rates include GST

Open locked storage for motor cars, motorcycles, caravans or trailers.

$12.70 per day

Covered locked storage for motor cars, motorcycles, caravans or trailers.

$16.50 per day

Open locked storage for vehicles other than motor cars, motorcycles, caravans or trailers.

$50.00 per day

Covered locked storage for vehicles other than motor cars, motorcycles, caravans or trailers.

$56.50 per day

Driving tests (regional)

Charge

Rate

Written examination.

$34.00 GST exempt

Practical driving test  up to 40 minutes.

Includes $17 booking fee and $17 administration fee.

$84.00 includes GST

Practical driving test exceeding 40 minutes.

Includes $17 booking fee and $17 administration fee.

$151.00 includes GST

Vehicle inspection

Road Traffic Act 1961

Motor Vehicles Act 1959

Charge

Rate GST exempt

Clearing defect pursuant to section 145 of the Road Traffic Act 1961.

$56.00

Inspection of new vehicle and report.

Regulation 13 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1959.

$14.00

Motor vehicle examinations: identity inspection.

Section 139(1)(ab)(iii) of the Motor Vehicles Act 1959.

$59.00

Police personnel—general

Charge for travelling to/from off-site locations to conduct vehicle inspections pursuant to section 139 (1)(ab)(iii) of the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and for clearing defects pursuant to section 145 of the Road Traffic Act 1961.

$78.00 per hour or part thereof