Register your vessel under the Dutch flag
Holland (The Netherlands) is one of the most widely chosen jurisdictions for ship registration. There are a few important reasons to register your sail or motor boat in the Netherlands; rules and regulations are less strict then other EU countries and the costs are much lower.
Several European countries have very strict provisions to register a vessel and the paperwork and cost can make it a real burden. It is much easier, faster and less expensive to register under Dutch Flag which has minimal requirements, few restrictions, no taxes and can be done in 3 days.
Why Register a boat under Dutch Flag?
- Low set-up fee of 299 Euro
Registration of your motor or sailing yacht is inexpensive. The total fee for 2 years is only 299 Euro.
- Legal document of ownership for all EU countries
The Dutch Flag EU Registration (ICP) is recognized in any country of the EU. Having the Dutch Flag registration means you will avoid a lot of problems when visiting or mooring in EU harbors. It is accepted by all EU authorities and is issued as a multi-lingual document.
- Registration in just 3 days
Dutch Flag Registration can be done in 3 working days.
- No yacht inspection needed
With the Dutch Flag Registration there is no inspection needed of your motor or sailing yacht.
- Minimal paperwork involved
You only need to provide a copy of your passport or ID Card and a proof of ownership of the boat – this can be either copy of sales agreement, insurance policy or bill of sale. (as long as it shows yacht details like hull and engine number on it).
- No need for Dutch nationality or even residence
If you do not have Dutch nationality or an address in the Netherlands, you can have yourself represented by Dutch Yacht Registration. Their fee includes a Dutch domicile address, in order to provide the authorities the (mandatory) Dutch address.
- Inexpensive renewal every 2 years
Your EU Dutch Flag certificate (ICP) will be valid for 2 years.
- No Maritime restrictions
There are NO restrictions on were or how far out of the coast you can motor or sail.
more information cantact: dutchyachtregistration.com or call +31 208 943 544