The registration of a ship under the Panama flag is very simple and it is initiated with its Provisional Registration; once the provisional registration is obtained, the owner will have up to 6 months to present the documents and requirements for obtaining the Permanent Registration of the vessel
The application for the provisional registration of a ship may be submitted before a Panamanian Consul abroad or directly in the City of Panama, before the Panama Maritime Direction by the legal representative of the owners.
If the Provisional Registration is made in Panama, Our Firm can file the application for the registration. In this case, you must send us, the documents and the government fees to be paid in Panama.
INFORMATION REQUIRED OF THE VESSEL
For the Navigation and Radio Provisional License
|Name of the vessel|
Owner’s name and address
Previous name of the vessel
Place of build
Date of build
Number of decks, mats and funnel
Material of the hull
Length, breadth and depth
Tonnage: gross and net
|Kind of service given by the vessel|
Type and number of engines
Type and number of cylinders
Brand and name of manufacturers
Speed of the vessel
Name of the classification Society
Authority in charge of the radio accounts
Information about the radio and equipment
Areas of navigation
Type of call letters
The Provisional Registration may be obtained in 2 days after the application. It will be necessary to provide complete information about the vessel and to pay the government taxes. Once the Provisional Registration is obtained, there is a term of 6 months to present all the original documents in order to obtain the Permanent Registration.
The following list of documents shall be presented in a term of 6 months after the issuance of the provisional registration.
In order to obtain a detailed quotation for a vessel registrations in Panama or vessel registration in Belize and/or Cook Islands please provide information via email email@example.com or via fax (507) 314-0409. The following information must be sent regarding the ship: