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Issuing pleasure boat registration or licensing

Issuing pleasure boat registration or licensing

About the Service

This service allows the customer to register or license a national or foreign pleasure boat

Required Documents

The required documents issued by approved authorities require a stamp, taking into consideration that the digital stamp is acceptable.

  • Copy of the emirates ID (both sides)

  • {Original Invoice duly attested by the Chamber of the Commerce or building certificate for new boat} {Original Bill of Sale and Deletion certificate issued by MOEI , Court or one of the competent official authorities for used boat } {Duly attested customs manifest for imports boats from UAE Embassy from the country of origin and Ministry of Foreign affairs in UAE}

  • Ownership card of a boat trailer registered by the traffic Department OR Parking certificate for the boat at one of the UAE marinas OR a scheme (outline) of ownership of a house on the sea, or if residents of one of the islands

  • A boat insurance policy valid for 13 months

  • Inspection report from CICPA (Coast Guard)

  • Salary certificate or Official Labour Contract for employed with non-Government organization with minimum salary of AED. 20000 Or Owner partner in a commercial license and its capital is not less than 150 thousand dirhams – or any proof of income which MOEI will approve. (Applicable for Foreigners)

Terms and Conditions

  • The age of the applicant for registration shall not be less than (18) eighteen years old
  • The total monthly income is not less than 20 thousand dirhams according to a salary certificate issued by a competent governmental authority or official Labour Contract for employed with non-Government organization ,owner /partner in a commercial license, and its capital should not be less than 150 thousand dirhams (Applicable for Foreigners owners)

Service Process

  • 1

    Login using UAE PASS account.

  • 2

    Fill in the required field and attach the required documents.

  • 3

    Submit the service.

  • 4

    Pay the fees.

  • 5

    Obtain the service

Expected Time

  • One working day

Service Fees

  • AED 100 - 10000 AED (check fees details)

Fees Details

  • UAE national: Registration fee for a pleasure boat owned by a UAE national - tonnage x AED 4.5, with a minimum of 100 AED and a maximum of 10,000 dirhams annual tax. Total tonnage x AED 2 with a minimum of 20 AED
  • Foreigner: Foreigner-owned excursion boat registration fee - payload x 6.5 minimum AED 500

Target Audience

  • Individuals (Citizen, Resident, Old Citizen, People of Determination)
  • Government Entities

Service Channels

  • Happiness Service Centers: According to the service center working hours
  • Website: 24/7


  • TDRA
  • Coast Guard

Service Connectivity (External)

After the customer registers for the service, he is required to print a no-objection letter from the system and take it to the Critical Infrastructure & Coastal Protection Authority to complete the necessary

User guide

Please check the user guide (PDF) for using the system in order to apply for the service.

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    G2B , G2C , G2G

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