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Request to renew registration license for a national and foreign pleasure boat

About the service

This service allows the customer to renew the license for a national / foreign pleasure boat.

Service process

  • 1

    Application's Submission

  • 2

    Application Review

  • 3

    Payment of the fees

  • 4

    Transaction delivery

Required documents

  • Submit a personal identification document (Emirates ID + passport + residence).

  • The total monthly income is not less than 20 thousand dirhams according to a salary certificate issued by a competent governmental authority or an approved work contract or owner / partner in a commercial license, and its capital should not be less than 150 thousand dirhams, or any document to prove income accepted by the Authority.

  • Presenting a parking certificate for the boat at one of the designated marinas in the country, or a home overlooking the sea, or a resident of the islands, or a certificate of registration of a trailer licensed by the Ministry of Interior, or a statement indicating the availability of parking.

  • Submit a copy of an insurance policy valid for 13 months issued by an insurance company licensed in the UAE in the field of marine insurance.

  • Submit an inspection report or a technical report for the pleasure boat issued by the authority or whomever it authorizes.

  • Submit the radio station license for any boat of more than 35 feet in length from Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.

Expected time

One Working Day

Service fees

  • 100 AED - 500 AED (check fees details)

Fees Details

  • Renewal of a pleasure boat owned by a UAE national – tonnage x AED 2 with a minimum of 20 AED
  • Renewal of a foreign-owned pleasure boat – tonnage x AED 3 with a minimum of 500 AED
  • Delay fee if the boat or ship is not renewed within 60 days from the date of expiry - 50 AED for each month with a maximum of 200 AED

Target audience

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

Service channels

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


  • Cost Guard
  • TDRA

User guide

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

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  • 54412

    Number of users

  • 66858

    Number of transactions

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    G2C , G2G

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