Transfering Transport Canada Pleasure Craft License

If you intend to buy a used boat, you need to have the Transport Canada Pleasure Craft License transferred to your name. There are some documents you need to submit in this process: Form 84-0172E, Application for Pleasure Craft Licence (completed) Vessel’s proof of ownership a signed photocopy of a government-issued ID Keep in mind…

Is it Mandatory to Register a Boat with Transport Canada?

Transport Canada requires users to register all pleasure crafts that are equipped with engines of 10 horsepower (7.5 kilowatts) or more. This registration is mandatory even for pleasure crafts. A pleasure craft license has a unique identification number, also known as “license number”. Once acquired, it needs to be displayed on the recreational vessel.  There’s…

What Kind Vessel Permit in Ontario Do You Have to Apply For?

Owning a boat is a very exciting matter. It represents, after all, a sort of freedom in terms of traversing the many oceans, lakes, rivers, and seas that are part of the Canadian waters. However, before you are able to enjoy these freedoms, it’s always a good idea to be sure you are operating in…

How to Rename a Boat Legally With Transport Canada

Back when you first registered your boat with Transport Canada, you were asked to give it a name. Now, this doesn’t have to mean that the boat will have to keep this name going forward. You can change it if you feel like it, you just need to go through a specific process for that.…

Transport Canada Marine Registration For Commercial and Recreational Boats

Sometimes it’s difficult to understand what the bureaucratic and administrative processes attached to boat ownership are. Registering your car, for example, might be very straightforward, but that’s not always the case for boats. Transport Canada marine registration can be very confusing if you’re not familiar with their dynamics. If you are looking into what you…

When Will You Need to Apply For a Transfer of Pleasure Craft Licence?

Do you have a recreational vessel and are thinking of maybe selling it? Are you officially adding someone as an owner of your boat? Well, either way, you might need to go through the process for a transfer of pleasure craft licence.   Transfer of Pleasure Craft Licence If you are carrying out this process,…

Where Should Pleasure Craft License Be Displayed & More You Need to Know

Do you worry that you’re going to be fined or otherwise hassled for missing some small requirement? Before you shove off from port, do you ever have that familiar moment of concern that: “I haven’t done something I should do?” Vessel owners have had these fears essentially since the beginning of maritime travel. The last…

Boat Transfer Papers BC to Stay on the Water

Are you at the point where it’s time to transfer the ownership of your vessel from one person to another? Do you feel like something has changed in terms of who owns your vessel and you want to make certain that you’re in compliance with the powers that be? Transferring ownership of your vessel from…

Staying Up to Date With the Canada Boat Registry When Changes Occur

Has something changed with your vessel and/or your situation? Do you feel that you’ll have to reflect these changes in your vessel documentation? Should that be the case, as ever, we can help. Here at the National Vessel Registry Center Corp., we’ve helped so many vessel owners just like you over the years to always…

Remember This When You’re Buying a Boat in Canada

So, you’re looking into buying a boat in Canada. This is obviously very exciting, and you probably can’t wait to be out there sailing in your soon-to-be new vessel. However, before you get to do that, you will have to consider a few things. Buying a Boat in Canada If only buying a boat was…