First Time Registration


Transport Canada Performance results:

Service Standard Target
Amendment to Certificate Registration within 17 working days. 70%

If a Canadian vessel is altered to the extent that it no longer corresponds with its description or particulars set out on the certificate of registry, the authorized representative shall, within 30 days after the alteration submit this information to the Registration Office with
relevant information and documents.


Use this form to report changes or alterations to a Registered vessel. This includes changes in vessel dimensions, tonnage, fuel type and number of engines, type of propulsion (self-propelled, sail, auxiliary, etc.), engine horsepower and/or vessel speed, hull construction materials, HIN (Hull Identification Number) changes, vessel descriptor (fishing, passenger, tug, cargo) and intended use of vessel (pleasure, non-pleasure)