The Seychelles Shipping Registry



Shipowner Eligibility

To register any vessel under the Seychelles Flag one must be either a Seychellois citizen or a Seychelles body corporate forming either a Domestic company or an IBC company.

Registration Documentation:

  • List of proposed names
  • Application Form for the Registration of the Yacht
  • Declaration of ownership
  • Certificate of Incorporation (IBC/SIBA)
  • Copy of Project Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association
  • Not older than 15 yrs of age.
  • Copy of previous Certificate of Registry
  • Copy of insurance
  • Builder’s Certificate
  • Deletion Certificate (if applicable)
  • Bill of Sale
  • Mortgage if any
  • Proof of the authorization of a person to sign on behalf of the owner
  • Vessel to be surveyed for its seaworthiness by SMSA or SMSA approved
  • surveyor before registration.
  • A photo of the Yacht (in colour)
  • Complete the Request for Call Sign/MMSI Form
  • Radio Licence (having completed the relevant application process)
  • Payment of the Registration Fees

Upon the expiry of a 90 day period, or the expiry of any extension granted, the vessel can be permanently registered by submitting the following:

  • Application for permanent registration
  • Bill of Sale
  • Statutory Certificates issued by the Classification Society
  • Carving and Marking Note

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