YACHT REGISTRATION UNDER SIERRA LEONE FLAG

ELIGIBILITY
Any person or body corporate of any nationality may apply for the registration of a yacht in Sierra Leone
 
TYPES OF YACHT REGISTRATION
 
The following types of yacht registration services may be obtained in Sierra Leone 
  • Private
  • Commercial
REGISTRATION
This may be provisional or permanent registration, however, the owner may wish to proceed with permanent registration from the outset providing all applicable requirements are met. 
Provisional registration takes priority of Permanent registration thus it allows submitting all requested for registration documents as required. After proceeding of provisional registration PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRY and PROVISIONAL SHIP RADIO LICENSE with validity of 6 months are delivered to the Owner or his Representative. PERMANENT CERTIFICATES are valid 5 years.
The specified validity of Provisional registration can be extended for 3 months on condition that appropriate request from Owner is applied and payment for all taxes is conducted.
 
SUBMITTING DOCUMENTS
Required forms and supporting documentation may be provided either as originals or electronically initially, in the case of provisional registration. If provided electronically, it should be accompanied by an undertaking to deliver the originals or certified hard copies within 180 days.