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U.S. Vessel Documentation
uscg documentation renewal

Performing the Initial Vessel Documentation on your yacht?

Our two-step process makes documenting your vessel a boater’s dream. Our private company's documentation processors will screen your application, file it, and follow through with the National Vessel Documentation Center until the document is issued.

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U.S. Vessel Documentation
vessel documentation services

Whether you’re selling your vessel, purchasing a vessel, inheriting it from a family member or a friend, or any other transfer of ownership situation, you will need to complete the Request for Transfer of Documentation.

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U.S. Vessel Documentation
certificate of documentation

All USCG registered vessels must renew their Certificate of Documentation annually. This is a very simple, straightforward process, and we can enroll you in our automatic renewal system if you wish.

IF YOUR USCG (COD) HAS PASSED 30 DAYS OF EXPIRATION, YOU MUST “REINSTATE” YOUR DOCUMENTATION.

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U.S. Vessel Documentation
vessel documentation

IF YOUR USCG (COD) HAS PASSED 30 DAYS OF EXPIRATION, YOU MUST “REINSTATE” YOUR DOCUMENTATION.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Case Processing Dates as of 05/19/17

 
  • Fish Initial Application: 05/18/17
  • Fish Reissue (Exchange, Return to Doc, Reinstatement, Replacement): 05/15/17
  • Commercial Initial Application: 05/15/17
  • Commercial Reissue (Exchange, Return to Doc, Reinstatement, Replacement): 05/17/17
  • Recreational Initial Application: 03/27/17
  • Recreational Reissue (Exchange, Return to Doc, Reinstatement, Replacement): 03/27/17
  • Mortgages and Related Instruments: 03/21/17
  • Notices of Claim of Lien: 01/22/16
  • Satisfactions: 01/30/17
  • Deletion with fees: 05/15/17
  • Certificates of Ownership: 05/19/17
  • Research: 05/16/17
  • Abstract Processing: 05/19/17
  • Renewals: 05/14/17
   

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1-866-981-8783
Phone Hours: M, T, W, F
8:00am - 4:30pm
Phones are not manned on Thursday.
U.S. Vessel Documentation Inc. is a private company, not the U.S. Government.

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1-877-564-1398

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