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Everything You Should Keep in Mind to Properly Import a Boat From USA

Everything You Should Keep in Mind to Properly Import a Boat From USA

If you’re thinking about purchasing a vessel across the border, you might be wondering about what the process to import a boat from USA will look like. Well, don’t worry, because we’ve gathered a few recommendations on what to do in such a situation. Import a Boat From USA Importing a boat can be a…

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Learn the Difference Between License and Registration With Transport Canada

Learn the Difference Between License and Registration With Transport Canada

Properly documenting your vessel, like most bureaucratic processes, might seem complicated at first, but it doesn’t have to be. The thing that a lot of vessel owners get stuck on is the difference between license and registration. Which one should they get? What will the process look like for your particular vessel? Here’s a brief…

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Transport Canada Boat Transfer For Registration and Recreational Licences

Transport Canada Boat Transfer For Registration and Recreational Licences

The ownership of a vessel always needs to be backed by its official documentation. Now, this means that should any changes in the ownership occur, you will need to submit the corresponding form to Transport Canada to make it official. When these changes pertain to switching, adding, or removing owners from the registration, you will…

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Should You Get Registration or a Vessel Licence in Canada For Your Boat?

Should You Get Registration or a Vessel Licence in Canada For Your Boat?

One of the most common questions we receive from our users is whether or not they need to get a vessel licence in Canada. Now, those not in the know might think that it’s just like with cars: everyone needs a licence. However, that’s not the case at all. Unlike a car, a vessel needs…

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An Introduction to the Vessel Registration Query System

An Introduction to the Vessel Registration Query System

You are probably well aware of the importance of having the Transport Canada registration of your vessel in order. However, how about consulting the registration and its associated information? Let’s take a closer look at the vessel registration query system. Vessel Registration Query System There are two ways to consult the Canadian register of vessels…

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The Process to Replace Boating License in Ontario Explained

The Process to Replace Boating License in Ontario Explained

If you own a recreational vessel, then you’re probably aware that you will always need to have your boating license in order. This doesn’t just mean that you’ll need to have it be valid at all times, but you will also need to keep it on you while operating the vessel itself. Let’s take a…

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The Transport Canada Boat Licence Application Process Explained

The Transport Canada Boat Licence Application Process Explained

Commercial vessel owners here in Canada know that, in order to operate their ships, they need to register them with Transport Canada. This registration will not only make it official that they properly had their vessel go through the corresponding process with Transport Canada, but it will also show that the owner is meeting the…

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Keep Your Registration’s Port of Registry Updated at All Time

Keep Your Registration’s Port of Registry Updated at All Time

Your vessel registration will always have to reflect accurate and current information. This means, among other things, that it needs to be tied to the port of registry where you maintain the vessel. Let’s take a closer look at this. Determining Your Port of Registry While you’re not using it, your vessel is most likely…

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