Yacht Registration and Management

PMA Certification, Inc profesional team made up of lawyers, veteran masters and engineers, surveyors will ensure not only to register your yacht and obtain all required flag and technical certificates your yacht must have but also will provide you management services from operational, legal, financial to safety measures.

Proceedure of registration of the Yacht under Panama flag is expedite and normally should be completed within three working days. Yacht may be registered for private use or commercial and on the name of a person or on a company. 
 
Procedures and requirements 
To registered the yacht we need to receive the following documents: 

1.  Notice of name proposed for a yacht. Please send us two options in case the name is already taken in the registry.
2.  Complete application form which requests data in respect of general and technical description of the yacht or just send us current Certificate of Registry of the yacht.
3.  Payment of governmental fees. See herein below cost. 
4.  Copy of the Power of attorney signed.
5.  Copy of the Affidavit, stating the vessel is to be used for pleasure purposes only.
6.  If the yacht will be used for commercial purpose; technical certificates and fees for registration will depend on the size of the yacht and number of passengers. (Details will be provided upon receipt of data).  
 
COST: Government fees for registration of the yacht and renewal of the Certificate of Registry: 
For Panamanian owned yachts, meaning by this that the yacht is property of a Panama company: USD 1,000.00 to be paid every two years from the date of registration.
For the yacht owned by a Non-Panamanian Company or person the fee is USD 1,500.00 to be paid every two years from the date of registration.
 
Services we provide to the yacht owners:

Registration of boats and yachts and issuance of flag documents under Panama flag
Registration of boats and yacht under Croatia, Malta, St Vincent & Grenadines, Cook Island.
Issuance of Navigational Pleasure Yacht Registry and Radio Statutory License valid for two years. 
Winter berths and annual berths in Croatia for yachts up to 50 m.
Insurance assistance
Opening of new ownership company
Technical management
Crew management
ISM/ ISPS 
Purchase and Sale
Finance control 
Charter


Our company is always available to assist and meet any requirements of yacht ownership.  

For more information about our services please contact us.