Part B ship registration

Part B registration is mainly for recreational vessels that need nationality for overseas voyaging

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About registration

The benefits of Part B registration:

  • provides a ship with New Zealand nationality when it goes on overseas voyages.
  • protects a ship’s name for as long as it is registered.
  • lasts for five years but can be renewed if none of the details have changed.
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Ship registration fees and charges

Find our ship registration fees, how they are applied and how you can pay them.
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Contact us

If you have any questions about ship registration, contact us.

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