First Time Registration


Transport Canada Performance results:

Service Standard Target
Issuance of Deletion Certificate within 7 working days. 95%


Use this form to close the Registry of a vessel from the Small Vessel Register (Commercial). Examples of reasons to close a vessel’s registry include, but are not limited to: Vessel sold to foreign citizen, change in type of vessel (e.g. non-pleasure to pleasure), vessel is lost, wrecked or removed from service.

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    PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT The information you provide on this form is collected By Transport Canada for the purpose of registering your vessel. It is collected under the authority of section 43 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001. The registration of your non-pleasure (commercial) craft is mandatory unless it is registered in a foreign state. The information will be held in the Department's Personal Information Bank entitled Canadian Register of Vessels (bank number TC PPU 041). The information will be retained for 5 years after vessel is deregistered and then destroyed. Your information will be handled in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act. Instructions for obtaining your personal information are provided in Info Source, a copy of which is available in major public and academic libraries or on line at Info Source. Please note that under Section 76 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, "a person may examine or obtain copies of any entries in the Register with respect to a vessel."

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