National Vessel Registry Center

Secure online application process


marine transportation
vessel registration query system
marine safety
pleasure craft electronic licensing system



pleasure craft licence
transport canada boat registration
transport canada
receiver general for canada
pleasure craft licence
transfer of ownership
vessel registry
canadian vessel registry
marine safety
pleasure craft electronic licesnsing system
canadian register of vessels
provisional certificate vessel
vessel registration transcripts
historical research
bare boat chartered vessels

National Vessel Registry Center, Corp. is NOT Transport Canada; we are a third party agency that handles Canadian Vessel Registration processing to Transport Canada.


Changing The Name Of A Boat In Canada

You scrimped and saved and did all you could to get the money together so that you can purchase that boat you saw for sale. It looks to be in fantastic shape, has everything you want, and its price is right, so you have made the leap and bought it. Now that you have the…

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Get Your Boat Registration in Ontario Started

Congratulations! You acquired that boat you have wanted all your life. The only thing you are looking forward to now is getting out on the water with friends and family, traveling, fishing, and enjoying each moment. Owning a boat is a fantastic thing, but you also need to know that there are requirements of boat…

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Learning about Boat Registration Numbers in Canada

Once you purchase a boat, whether it is new from the manufacturer or used from a previous owner or broker, you will have to follow some steps to make sure it is appropriately licensed or registered. When you reside in Canada, the government agency that handles this process is Transport Canada. There is a difference…

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What to Do about A Transfer Of Ownership

Deciding that now is the right time for you to sell your boat or turn ownership over to a family member may not always be an easy choice. Still, there are definitely a few good reasons for you to do so. Whether you are looking to buy a new boat or you just think the…

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Obtaining an Alberta Boat Licence

Boating is one of the great recreations that exist today. Millions of people around the world love taking a ship out on the lakes, rivers, and oceans for an hour or two, or for days or weeks at a time so they can see things that might typically never get the opportunity to look at.…

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Filing a Service Canada Change of Address

It is rare in the world we live in today for one person or family to stay at the same home for a lifetime. People grow, and change, families grow, we change jobs, or just want to go someplace different. When any of these circumstances arise, we pack up and move to a new location.…

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Do You Need a Licence to Boat in Canada?

While you may have thought about owning a boat yourself since you were a child, the reality always seemed like it would never come true. Now an opportunity has come along where you can get a boat for a price that is reasonable to you, and you are ready to move on it. If you…

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Where to Start Your Boat Registration

You have taken the plunge and bought that boat you were always dreaming about. After spending months looking through for sale advertisements online and locally, you finally saw one that was perfect for you and was available at the right price, and you closed the deal. Now that the boat legally belongs to you, before…

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