How to Transfer a Boat Registration in Ontario, BC, and Other Locations

Are you in the process of selling your vessel and want to know how to transfer boat registration? Does it feel like the vessel transferring process is more challenging than it should be? We felt the same way. Indeed, that’s one of the main reasons that we started the National Vessel Registry Center Corp. in…

Your Qs Answered: Can a US Citizen Own a Registered Canadian Vessel?

Are you an American citizen hoping to register a vessel with the Canadian government? Do you have a Canadian vessel and are wondering whether to get it registered or to get a pleasure craft license? These are not small questions. These questions have always been important, but, in recent days in regards to the pandemic, borders,…

“I Lost my Boat Registration: What Can I Do?” (and Other Qs Answered)

Has something happened where you just can’t find your boat registration? Do you want to go back out on your vessel but aren’t sure if you’re legally able to do so? “I lost my boat registration. Now what?” Those are just some of the most common questions we’re asked. When you misplace or just can’t…

Canadian Pleasure Craft Licence Vs. Registration: Learn The Difference

Have you been unsure whether your vessel needs to be registered or you should get a Canadian pleasure craft license? Does it seem like there isn’t much difference between the two? The truth is that there are very large differences between them. In fact, you can only get one or the other, you can’t get…

Canadian Vessel Documentation to Make Some Money With Your Vessel

Do you have a vessel that you don’t use all that often but are looking to make some money with? Has it felt like your vessel may not be all that large, but you’d like to bring some cash in by giving paid tours with it, that kind of thing? Folks all across Canada make…

Buying a Boat in Canada: What Paperwork Do You Need?

Are you buying a boat in Canada? Congratulations! Boat ownership is very exciting and full of promise! However, as you probably know already, there is definitely some paperwork that comes with this, and it can easily get intimidating. Don’t worry, though, because that’s what we at the National Vessel Registry Center Corp are here for.…

Learn How to Register a Pleasure Boat in Alberta

Many prospective or new boat owners have come to us with the same questions about how to register a pleasure boat in Alberta. While this might seem like a reasonable thing to ask, they are actually asking the wrong questions. Here in Alberta, pleasure boats don’t have to be registered. However, it will definitely be…

How Do I Replace a Lost Boat Ownership in Ontario?

If you have received your boat registration or your pleasure craft license, you are probably aware that it’s very important for you to keep it around. Now, if something happened to it, you are probably wondering “how do I replace a lost boat ownership in Ontario?” Let’s take a look at that. How Do I…

Licensing a Boat in Ontario Step by Step

The Small Vessel Regulations require that all pleasure crafts, of all sizes, that are equipped with one or more propulsion engines be licensed. The process of licensing a boat in Ontario is not necessarily hard but there are certain details you should be familiar with.  At the National Vessel Registry Center, we provide a system…