st. kitts & nevis international ship registry
Applications for Registration (Provisional/Permanent or Special Purpose 3-month) can be made through the offices of our worldwide network of Maritime Registrars, a Service Provider in St. Kitts & Nevis or direct to the International Registrar of Shipping & Seamen at SKANReg Head Office.
Quotations for Registration Services can be obtained by submitting a written request for the Registration Service required.
Application Forms which include a list of documents required for Registration can be downloaded from this website. These can be submitted by email for Provisional Registration
Any vessel that applies for a standard registration and is accepted will be registered Provisionally for 6 months. This allows you, the owner to collate all of the documents in original format, as per the "Achieve Permanent Registration Status" list of documents.
The date in which your vessel is registered with be referred by St. Kitts & Nevis International Ship Registry as the "Anniversary Date" or the 'Date of First Registration". This date will be used to calculate when the vessels annual taxes are due and when certificates are calculated for expiry.
Upon achieving Permanent Status, your vessels' registration will be upgraded for a period of 4 years from the Date of First Registration.
Regardless of whether your vessel is provisionally or permanently registered, the vessel will incur annual fees as of the Anniversary date.
SPECIAL PURPOSE REGISTRATION
Special Purpose Registration is available for delivery voyages/one-off voyages/scrap voyages.
The period of registration is for 3 months only.
There is a simplified and speedier Registration procedure. Most registrations can be completed in one working day if all documents are correctly submitted at the one time.
A reduced rate of fees applies for such Registrations.
Please apply to the International Registrar of Shipping and Seamen or a Maritime Registrar or Service provider for full details and costs if you wish to register a ship under this procedure.
HOW TO REGISTER?
Register through a Maritime Registrar
Application for Registration of a vessel should be made to your nearest Maritime Registrar who will guide you through the Application Process. A list of Maritime Registrars is on this website.
Through a Service Provider in St. Kitts & Nevis
Application for Registration of a vessel should be made to your preferred Service Provider in St. Kitts & Nevis who will guide you through the Application Process. How to obtain details of available Service Providers is on this website.
Through SKANReg Head Office
Alternatively, download the required application forms and submit them with supporting documents to the International Registrar of Shipping & Seamen.
LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PER SERVICE
PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION OF A SHIP
EXTENSION OF PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION
RENEWAL OF PERMANENT REGISTRATION
RENEWAL OF RADIO LICENCE & SAFE MANNING
ACHIEVE PERMANENT REGISTRATION STATUS
BAREBOAT CHARTER IN
IMMEDIATE BAREBOAT CHARTER OUT
UNDER PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION
UNDER PERMANENT REGISTRATION
BAREBOAT CHARTER IN (PERMANENT)
BAREBOAT CHARTER OUT (PERMANENT)
PLEASURE VESSEL (UNDER 24M)
PLEASURE VESSEL (UNDER 24M) (PERMANENT)
BAREBOAT CHARTER OUT (PROVISIONAL)
CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
CHANGE OF VESSEL NAME
CHANGE OF SHIPS PARTICULARS
CHANGE OF BAREBOAT CHARTERER
VESSEL RETURNING TO SKN AFTER BAREBOAT CHARTER
CONTINUOUS SYNOPSIS RECORD (CSR)
REGISTRATION OF A MORTGAGE
TRANSFER OF A MORTGAGE
DISCHARGE OF A MORTGAGE
NON ENCUMBRANCE CERTIFICATE
REQUEST AN EXEMPTION
CIVIL LIABILITY AND BUNKER CLC
DELETION FROM SKANREG
CHANGE OF ISM MANAGER
ISSUANCE OF A TRANSHIPMENT LICENCCE
CHANGE OF MARITIME REGISTRAR
NAIROBI CONVENTION ON WRECK REMOVAL
DMLC PART 1
ST. KITTS & NEVIS INTERNATIONAL SHIP REGISTRY
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