Pleasure, Bareboat or Commercial Registration in Belize
Register your boat under Belize flag – Valid for 5 years
The International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize, also referred to as IMMARBE or just IMMARBE, is a department of Belize's Ministry of Finance
Belize is a flag of convenience, meaning that it allows foreign-owned vessels to be registered in the country, regardless of the nationality of the owner. It is a flag of convenience, meaning that it allows foreign-owned vessels to be registered in the country, regardless of the nationality of the owner.
The registration process is relatively simple and straightforward.
The documents required for boat registration in Belize may vary depending on the specific circumstances of the vessel, but generally the following documents are required:
- Proof of ownership of the boat, such as a bill of sale or transfer of ownership document
- Copy of your passport
- A valid insurance policy for the boat
- A valid certificate of survey or safety inspection, issued by a recognized marine surveyor
- A valid fishing license or other permit if the boat will be used for commercial purposes The cost of registering a vessel in Belize is generally lower than in other countries.
Belize has a well-established maritime industry and is a member of various international maritime organizations, providing a level of credibility to vessels registered in the country.
It has a relatively low tax rate for vessels registered in the country, making it an attractive option for those looking to minimize their tax burden.
Belize is a tourist destination and has a well-established marine industry, which is beneficial for those planning to use their vessel for chartering or other commercial activities.
There are no limitations for local involvement in ownership, and yacht owners in Belize benefit from full ownership. There are no limits on nationality when registering a yacht in Belize, and any natural or legal person may do so.
The registration of a yacht may be temporary or permanent. The temporary one lasts for six months, while the permanent one might last for five years.
Belize Yacht Registration or register in Poland (see bottom of page)
We can register your boat in Belize or in 20 other flag registration jurisdictions. As the largest flag registration company we have a lot of experience in the registration of yachts in Belize.
When registering your boat it is important to first discuss with a boat registration specialist the best place to do this. This choice will depend on a number of factors including; type of use (private, bare boat or commercial), size and tonnage of your boat, private or corporate owned and even if the VSAT has been paid (if in Europe).
Start by contacting us and give us a short explanation of your personal circumstances. We can then advise you on where to register your boat. Your nationality does NOT matter as there are many “open” register countries that will accept boat owners from any country!
|Poland||United Kingdom||Langkawi||San Marino|
|How fast can it be done?||24 hours||3 Days||5 Days||2 Days|
|Available for all nationalities||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Validation Period||For life||5 years||For life||5 years|
|Suitable for commercial yachts||no / yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Price from||420 EUR||549 GBP||950 USD||590 EUR|
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