How do I get Coast Guard Documentation?

To obtain official forms, visit the USCG NVDC website or contact NVDC at (800) 799-8362 or (304) 271-2400.

How do I find a Coast Guard documented vessel? If you would like to know the estimated timeframe for applications processed by the National Vessel Documentation Center, you may check the NVDC Case Processing Dates.

How much does USCG Documentation cost?

What does it cost? As of January 2021, an initial Certificate of Documentation cost $133. A full schedule of fees and services is listed on the Coast Guard website.

How long does it take to get USCG Documentation?

320Bob Active Member. It took me about 2 months to get my documentation after refinancing my loan. If you need to pay something to the State within 30 days as others have suggested, contact them directly.

What is USCG documentation number?

The USCG documentation number is the official number (ON) of a documented vessel. It stays with the boat for its lifetime. In some states, they allow state registration and federal documentation.

What is Coast Guard documentation?

Documentation is a means by which a vessel becomes federally registered. This procedure occurs under the authority of the Department of Transportation through the United States Coast Guard. Completed documentation primarily establishes a vessel’s chain of ownership. …

Where do I find USCG Documentation number?

It must be permanently attached to your vessel. But, unlike state registration number, the ON of federal documentation is affixed to the interior part of the ship. But it has to be in a clearly visible area.

What is the advantage of documenting a boat?

Documentation provides conclusive evidence of nationality for international purposes, provides for unhindered commerce between the states, and admits vessels to certain restricted trades, such as coastwise trade and the fisheries.

What is the cost of documenting a boat?

The initial documentation fee for a recreational vessel is $100.00. The numbering fee varies from State to State but averages about $25.00. In addition, documented vessels are not exempt from State or local taxes or other boating fees. Some individual States require a registration fee even if a boat is documented.

What is a good boat name?

Best Boat Names!

Seaduction For Reels Yachts All Folks
Row V. Wave Dreadnought Best of Boat Worlds
Dirty Oar Ships n’ Giggles The Court Ship
Tumeric Moor Often Than Knot Sea Senora
Life is Good Grace to Glory Big Nauti

How do I know if my boat is documented?

When you look for information on a vessel from the National Vessel Documentation Center, then you will get some data on the vessel. The file you will receive usually contains information about the particulars of the boat, and identification information on both the vessel and the owner.