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.


Boat Registration and Licensing Made Simple and Easy

Does it bother you thinking about having to sit down at your desktop computer for hours just to complete your Canadian boat registration? When you research how to license Canadian pleasure boats, does it annoy or frustrate you to the point that you just put it off till later? You’re not alone, not by any…

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Is It Time to Get a Watercraft License in Canada?

Have you been wondering if it’s time to “knuckle down” and get a watercraft license in Canada? Were you about to purchase that pleasure craft you’ve had your eye on for so long and want to know what to do to “make it official?”  Getting a Pleasure Craft License is important for many reasons, not…

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Safety and Boat Registration Go Hand in Hand

Boat safety and boat registration have one important thing in common: they’re both the responsibility of the person who owns the boat. When you’re behind the helm, it’s your duty to be as safe as possible, for yourself, the people on your boat, as well as other boaters on the water. When you’re filling out…

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Making Things Easier on You In Regards to Transport Canada

Transport Canada has many responsibilities, to put it mildly. They handle so much for our country, in terms of oversight, registration, and more. The truth is that while they do a great job, it’s entirely possible that things “slip through the cracks” with them, from time to time. We know that some vessel owners can…

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Everything You’ll Need for a License to Boat (Or Registration)

A license to have fun. A license to enjoy the summer. A license to make the kinds of memories that happen in an instant but last for a lifetime. Those are just a few of the things that a license to boat can be. Of course, they can also be a license to have a…

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Transport Canada Boat Registration Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

When you think about how you have to do your Transport Canada boat registration, do you feel like you want to do literally anything else? Have you been putting off taking care of your registration or boat licensing? That is completely understandable. Filling out these forms is no one’s idea of a good time. Those…

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What Is (and Isn’t) in a Name: Naming Your Canadian Ship

Have you been trying to figure out the perfect name for your Canadian ship? Are you almost done with the registration process and are determining what’s just right for your vessel? The name of your boat is more important than you might realize for any number of reasons. It’s fun to think about and, if…

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Dealing With Transport Canada Even While You’re in Transport

Have you ever had to cancel or put off something because you needed to fill out your vessel documentation? Did you ever find yourself thinking (even if you were unable to say it) “listen, I’d love to, but I’ve got to take care of these boat documentation forms”? Here at our site, we believe that…

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