New Registration Application

UKSR Watermark

To be able to apply for a new registration, you must meet and declare your eligibility to join the UK Ship Register.  The requirements are set out below:

The following persons are qualified to be the owners of ships to be registered on Part 1 the Register:

  • UK citizen
  • British dependant territories citizen
  • British overseas citizen
  • company incorporated in one of the European Economic Area (EEA) countries
  • citizen of a EU member state exercising your rights under articles 48 or 52 of the EU Treaty in the UK
  • company incorporated in any British overseas possession which has its principal place of business in the UK or those possessions
  • company in an European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG)
  • Commonwealth citizens
  • citizens listed in Schedule 6
  • non-United Kingdom nationals who are settled in the United Kingdom
  • bodies corporate incorporated in a Commonwealth state
  • bodies corporate incorporated in a country listed in Schedule 6

If none of the qualified owners are resident in the UK, a representative must be appointed who is either of the following:

  • an individual resident in the UK
  • a company incorporated in one of the EEA countries with a place of business in the UK

To continue to the registration process click on the relevant ship icon.