Bahamas Boat Registration
  • Ready within just a few weeks
  • The whole procedure can be completed online
  • Easy and fast process
  • No Original Documents Required
  • Valid for 1 year
  • Available for individuals of any nationality
  • Obtain the MMSI license through our service
  • Also suitable for the registration of commercial yachts
  • Low registration costs
  • Enjoy a beneficial tax and legal environment

Bahamas Boat Registration

Register your boat under the Bahamas flag!

Yacht Registration under the Bahamas Flag

The Government of The Bahamas mandates the registration of all boats and jet skis to facilitate an efficient process for private boat owners. This involves submitting essential information like the vessel's name, length, engine details, and proof of ownership. Boat owners who adhere to the conditions set by the Bahamas registration department are eligible to register their vessels.

The registration of boats plays a crucial role in enhancing safety, security, and the effective enforcement of marine regulations. The intricacies of the registration process and the requirements may differ based on the type and size of the boat, ensuring a tailored approach to meet specific needs and standards.

What are the main advantages of registering under the Bahamas flag:

  • International Recognition: Bahamas-flagged yachts benefit from a reputable international registry.
  • Tax Advantages: The Bahamas offers favorable tax regulations for yacht owners.
  • Flexible Ownership Structures: The jurisdiction allows for various ownership structures, providing flexibility to owners.
  • Ease of Registration: The registration process is efficient, facilitating a quick and straightforward experience.
  • Strong Legal Framework: Bahamas provides a stable legal framework for yacht registration and maritime operations.
  • Quality Flag Administration: The Bahamas Maritime Authority ensures high-quality flag administration services.
  • Access to Expertise: Yacht owners have access to maritime expertise and support from the Bahamas authorities.
  • Compliance with International Standards: Bahamas-flagged yachts adhere to international safety and environmental standards.

What is the procedure to register a boat in Bahamas?

To register a boat in Bahamas, you typically need to follow these steps:

  • Please Make an order online
  • Pay the registration fee
  • Provide us all the necessary documents
  • We will send you the documents to be signed

Bahamas Yacht Registration or register in Poland (see bottom of page)

We can register your boat in Bahamas or in 20 other flag registration jurisdictions. As the largest flag registration company we have a lot of experience in the registration of yachts in Bahamas.

When registering your boat it is important to first discuss with a boat registration specialist the best place to do this. This choice will depend on a number of factors including; type of use (private, bare boat or commercial), size and tonnage of your boat, private or corporate owned and even if the VSAT has been paid (if in Europe).

Start by contacting us and give us a short explanation of your personal circumstances. We can then advise you on where to register your boat. Your nationality does NOT matter as there are many “open” register countries that will accept boat owners from any country!

One recommendation is: register your boat in Poland from € 420,- and it is valid for life (no renewal cost) Do you need a European Union flag registration that is valid around the world and is available to all nationalities? We can provide you with a Polish (EU) flag registration. This registration is valid for the lifetime of the boat and therefore you will not need to renew your paperwork. The Polish Registration is an actual vessel flag registration and is valid around the world with no limitations.

The whole process is very simple, as you do not need a yacht survey and we can arrange a fully valid provisional registration in 2 days. The cost is from €420,- this is all-inclusive and a one-time fee with no renewal fee.

You can read all details here:

Flag Country Comparison Table
  Poland United Kingdom Langkawi San Marino
How fast can it be done? 24 hours 3 Days 5 Days 2 Days
Available for all nationalities Yes Yes Yes Yes
Validation Period For life 5 years For life 5 years
Flag certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ownership registration Yes Yes Yes Yes
Survey mandatory No Yes No No
Valid worldwide Yes Yes Yes Yes
Suitable for commercial yachts no / yes Yes Yes Yes
Price from 420 EUR 549 GBP 950 USD 590 EUR
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