COMMERCIAL YACHT REGISTRATION UNDER JAMAICA FLAG

 
The procedure for registration of  COMMERCIAL YACHTS consists of two stages:
  • Provisional
  • Permanent
PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL YACHT IN JAMAICA
In accordance with Merchant Shipping Act, 1998 Provisional registration of yachts in Jamaica is valid for six months. During this time the Ship owner or his Representative is expected to submit all required documents  for Permanent registration.
The following documents in copies required for Provisional registration of Commercial yacht:
  • Application for yacht name Proposal and Reservation .pdf
  • Application For Registration of a Yacht .pdf
  • Company documents:
                    - Certificate of Incorporation
                    - Notice of Directors or Similar Document
                    - Certificate of a Good Standing 
  • Proof of Title in form of Bill of sale (if Ownership changed) OR Builders Certificate (if New Build) 
  • Application for registration of transfer and Transmission of Share in a yacht. pdf
  • Application for Radio License .pdf
  • Power of Attorney for Yacht Owners .pdf
  • Application For Minimum Safe Manning .pdf
  • Application for Endorsements .pdf
  • Application form for Continuous Synopsis Record  (> 1000 GT)  
  • Payments of the respective fees for the registration of the yacht.
PERMANENT REGISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL YACHT IN JAMAICA
The following is a list of documents which must be submitted within 6 months for the Permanent registration of COMMERCIAL yacht:
  • Original Application For Registration of a Yacht
  • Company documents in certified copies:
                    - Certificate of Incorporation 
                    - Notice of Directors or Similar Document
                    - Certificate of a Good Standing 
  • Original Certificate of Deletion (if applicable)
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  • Original Proof of Title in form of Bill of sale (if Ownership changed) OR Builders Certificate (if New Build)
  • Original Application for Radio License
  • Tonnage Certificate (>24 metres )
  • Original Valid Certificate of Survey 
  • Original Carving and Marking Note 
  • Original Application For Minimum Safe Manning
  • Original Application for registration of transfer and Transmission of Share in a yacht
  • Payment for permanent registration
Please note that all documents must be in the English language or, if not in English, accompanied by an English translation thereof.
It is a condition of registration that all yachts should comply with the national legislation and regulations of each State in whose territorial waters they operate.
 
HOW TO APPLY FOR YACHT REGISTRATION
You can send the following Application form as your request for registration of commercial yacht to our address  jamaica@flagadmin.com