Doing a Vessel Registry to Transport Canada at Our Website

Vessel Registry Transport Canada

Have you been trying to find a better, simpler way to get your vessel on the vessel registry to Transport Canada? Did you look at other online vessel documentation sites only to find them frustrating and difficult to deal with? That’s perfectly understandable. Indeed, when we started the National Vessel Registry Center Corp., we wanted…

How to Change the Name of Your Boat in Canada

Do you need info on how to change the name of your boat in Canada? Are you looking to change the name to something else but aren’t exactly sure where to start? We can help. Changing the name of your vessel is natural, the kind of thing that happens all the time. At the National…

How Does Transport Canada Help Vessel Owners?

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Canadian waters have a lot to offer boaters of all stripes. With our bountiful inland freshwater lakes and expansive coastlines, all types of vessels dot Canadian waterways. With so many boats on the water, it is imperative that regulatory agencies put safety measures and laws in place to protect boaters and the environment. It is…

Processing Your Pleasure Craft License Online

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If you own a pleasure craft, you’ll normally go through Transport Canada to process a pleasure craft license. However, this method can get confusing, whether or not you’ve previously owned a boat. If you want to register or license your boat, it’s easier to go through us, the National Vessel Registry Center. So, why should…

Understanding Transport Canada

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The National Vessel Registry processes forms through Transport Canada to simplify the registration or licensing process for pleasure craft and commercial boat owners. The agency is Canada’s go-to resource for anything related to marine transport and all other matters of transportation.  Getting familiar with the Transport Canada site is helpful if you want to learn…

What Is the Canada Shipping Act? Plus Some Extra Data

Canada Shipping Act

The Canada Shipping Act (CSA), implemented in 2001, represents the law that governs marine transport and safety. It also includes rules that focus on preserving the environment. The 1894 British Shipping Act was the basis for the original CSA. Since 2001, the CSA has been revised, updated, and reorganized to keep pace with current recreational…

Understanding Canada Shipping Act in 2022

Canada Shipping Act

As a commercial boater or pleasure craft operator, it’s important to familiarize yourself with Canada’s marine legislation. Therefore, it is especially important to acquaint yourself with the Canada Shipping Act. Below is an overview of the current legislation. Introducing the Canada Shipping Act The Canada Shipping Act covers a broad range of topics – important…

All You Need to Know About the Canadian Vessel Registry

Canadian Vessel Registry

Every boat needs to get its proper paperwork done to legally operate in Canada. Depending on its measures, you might need to register it in the Canadian Vessel Registry. However, not all boats fit in that specific registry. That’s why it’s important you learn the requirements that Transport Canada asks for to apply promptly. All…

Importing a Boat from the USA to Canada Temporarily

Importing a Boat from the USA to Canada Temporarily

Sometimes in life, a change of scenery is necessary. Maybe you have gotten a new job, or you are just ready for a different adventure, and the wilds of Canada are calling your name. If this situation sounds familiar, you may need to know how to import a boat from the USA to Canada, even…

Boat Ownership Transfer in Canada When Buying a Pleasure Craft

Boat Ownership Transfer in Canada

A boat ownership transfer in Canada is mandatory when you have purchased a boat and need to transfer the ownership to you. This entails transferring the pleasure craft license ( PCL) and its numbers that are used to identify the boat.  Don’t confuse this type of document with your boat’s registration, as registration serves to…