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Yacht and Ship Provisional Registration

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What Is a Provisional Registration?

A provisional registration is one in which a registration is temporary.  It is intended to become a regular registration after a certain period of time IF specific conditions are met.  If this does not happen and on time, the registration is canceled.  This type of registration is issued by the Council to those candidates who are undergoing a one-year internship via the Foreign Medical Qualification.  A provisional registration of this kind is permitted in Vanuatu.  We will now discuss the documents required for this.

Application Form

The first thing you will need is a basic application form.  On this form must include information about the yacht or ship to be registered.  Examples are description of the vessel with all pertinent details, documents proving ownership of the vessel and relevant financial information.

To Be Included Along with the Application Form

Whomever is registering this vessel must provide a declaration on behalf of its owner.  This declaration should state that the owner has returned all documents issued by its prior registry to that country’s government.  It must be expressly understood that any markings on this vessel will be changed in accordance with the rules.  These rules state that any markings on the yacht or ship reflect its presence in Vanuatu.

Other Required Documentation

Due prior to registration is a report of the vessel’s officers.  It ought to be in the form of a list and include their names, citizenship, any foreign licensing information and license information for Vanuatu.  This information needs to convey the details of all officers who will be serving on the vessel.

Radio License Application for this yacht or ship is also a requirement, as is the Power of Attorney document, a corporate resolution document, proof of ownership, and proof that there are no liens against the vessel.

Addressing the Confusion

All these required documents are probably leaving your head spinning.  There is a great way to address the confusion associated with this.  Hire Trade Board Limited to take care of everything for you.  They are experienced in provisional registrations and know exactly what to do and how to explain it to you.  Trade Board Limited will get your vessel approved for a provisional registration.

Trade Board Limited

TOP Company Formation (TCF) is owned and operated by “Trade Board Limited”. Trade Board Limited is an authorized agent of the government of Vanuatu to process yachts and shipping vessels registration applications for clients from all over the world. Your application will be processed professionally and legally in short time.

Trade Board Limited also offers additional services, being a Vanuatu Financial Services Commission agent and holding a PR license from the said commission allows the company to form companies in 3 days for clients from all over the world. All services are done remotely with no need for physical presence. Trade Board limited also promote Vanuatu permanent residency program and is a sub-agent for Vanuatu Citizenship Program.

What Else Can They Help You With?

As we told you earlier in this blog, there are conditions that must be met within a specific timeframe in order for your provisional registration to become a traditional registration.  Trade Board Limited will be instrumental in this process.  Again, they know precisely what to do and when to do it.  They will ensure everything is done properly.  Don’t be caught off-guard, hire Trade Board Limited today!


How would you like to register your yacht or ship in one of the most heavenly places on Earth?  Read about the benefits and procedures to do so in Vanuatu.  We can help with it.  Go online to https://tradeboard.biz

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