British Virgin Islands (BVI) Yacht Registration – Pricing (in United States Dollars)


Indication of costs and fees for registration of new build under 24 metre yacht as a private vessel under the British flag / red ensign in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).

Fees split into one off initial first year registration fees followed by second and subsequent year annual fees and charges.

FIRST YEAR

1. INITIAL AND FIRST YEAR VESSEL REGISTRATION FEE:

Service

Price (USD)

OCEANSKIES FEE FOR REGISTRATION OF YACHT:

Includes:

  • Full management of vessel’s registration in the BVI at the port of Road Harbour or Gorda Sound or White Bay
  • Liaison with the BVI Shipping Registry on behalf of owner
  • Approval and reservation of vessel name
  • Liaison with builder and/or dealer to obtain legal title including the drafting of vessel’s Builder’s Certificate and, where necessary, Bill(s) of Sale
  • Drafting and obtaining necessary documentation from owner
  • Assistance with Carving & Marking formalities
  • Radio licence application
  • Provision of Certificate of British Registry
  • Provision of vessel radio licence allocating vessel call sign and MMSI number
  • Provision of Letter(s) of Authority to appoint Captain and/or Manager and/or Principal User of Vessel

800.00

DISBURSEMENTS:

Includes:

  • BVI Shipping Registry registry fees for initial full registration
  • BVI Telecommunications Regulatory Commission annual fee for issue of radio licence for pleasure yachts
  • Courier of title documents to registry and courier of final registration pack to client
  • Provision of red ensign (3’X2’) & plastic tonnage plate
  • Disbursements

800.00

TOTAL INITIAL REGISTRATION AND FIRST YEAR FEE:

1,600.00

2. ONE OFF TONNAGE SURVEY FEE

Service

Vessel Location

Price (USD)

TONNAGE SURVEY BY OCEANSKIES:

Includes:

  • Tonnage Measurement Survey onboard vessel
  • Survey travel, subsistence and disbursements
  • Calculations and Issue of Tonnage Survey Report
  • Issue of Tonnage Certificate

UK

450.00

USD

1,000.00

Rest of World

PoA

3. FIRST YEAR APPOINTMENT AND PROVISION OF BVI REPRESENTATIVE PERSON

Service

Price (USD)

OCEANSKIES FEE FOR BVI REPRESENTATIVE PERSON:

Includes:

  • Appointment and provision of BVI representative person for first year

500.00


SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT YEARS

4. SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT YEAR ANNUAL BVI VESSEL REGISTRATION RENEWAL AND MAINTENANCE FEES:

Service

Price (USD)

OCEANSKIES FEE FOR MAINTENACE OF BVI ISLANDS YACHT REGISTRATION:

Includes:

  • Annual renewal of vessel registration and maintenance of vessel registration by Oceanskies
  • Annual renewal of vessel radio licence by Oceanskies

150.00

DISBURSEMENTS:

Includes:

  • BVI Shipping Registry annual fee for pleasure yachts
  • BVI Telecommunications Regulatory Commission annual fee for issue of radio licence
  • Disbursements

150.00

TOTAL SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT YEAR FEES:

300.00

5. SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT YEAR OCEANSKIES FEES FOR BVI REPRESENTATIVE PERSON

Service

Price (USD)

OCEANSKIES FEE FOR BVI REPRESENTATIVE PERSON:

Includes:

  • Annual provision of BVI representative person

500.00

Note:

  • Fees do not include any charges for any translations that might be required where vessel documentation is not in English. When applicable any translation charges are itemised and passed on at cost without mark-up.

 

Other Popular Ports of Registry

British Virgin Islands (BVI)



Cayman Islands



Guernsey



Jersey



Malta



United Kingdom (UK)


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Guernsey Office

Oceanskies Limited

Castle Emplacement

St. Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1AU

Channel Islands, Great Britain

Malta Office

Oceanskies (Malta) Limited

56, Ground Floor, Europa Centre

Saint Anne Street,

Floriana FRN 9011, Malta

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