Transfer Out

UKSR Watermark

A vessel must transfer out like for like following a process outlined below depending on which Part of the Register the ship is registered on: 

Merchant Vessels (Part 1)

A vessel must transfer out like for like e.g a commercial vessel must transfer over to a dependent as a commercial vessel.

The following will need to be submitted by the owner

Application to change name and port 

Registration Fee

The UK Ship Register will send the following documents to the new registry to support the application to transfer:

  • ITC 69
  • Certificate of Survey
  • Transcript of Registry
  • Letter from the Mortgagee consenting to the transfer (if applicable)
  • Request to transfer port form.

A vessel official number will remain the same on registries that are part of the Red Ensign Group.

Large Yacht (Part 1)

A vessel must transfer out like for like e.g. a commercial vessel must transfer over to a dependent as a commercial vessel.

The following will need to be submitted by the owner

Application to change name and port 

Registration Fee

The UK Ship Register will send the following documents to the new registry to support the application to transfer:

  • ITC 69
  • Certificate of Survey
  • Transcript of Registry
  • Letter from the Mortgagee consenting to the transfer (if applicable)
  • Request to transfer port form.

A vessel official number will remain the same on registries that are part of the Red Ensign Group.

Pleasure Vessels (Part 1)

A vessel must transfer out like for like e.g. a pleasure vessel must transfer over to a dependent as a pleasure vessel.

The following will need to be submitted by the owner

Application to change name and port 

Registration fee

The UK Ship Register will send the following documents to the new registry to support the application to transfer:

  • ITC 69
  • Certificate of Survey
  • Transcript of Registry
  • Letter from the Mortgagee consenting to the transfer (if applicable)
  • Request to transfer port form

A vessel official number will remain the same on registries that are part of the Red Ensign Group.