Spain Boat Registration

  • Provisional registration in 5-7 days
  • Access to Spain waters
  • Official Flag Registration
  • Sworn translation is available
  • Survey needed as per the type of registration
  • Register as private or corporate owner
  • Recreational registration is valid for 1 year
  • Commercial registration is valid 3 years
  • No hidden fees all inclusive prices
  • Available for all nationalities


Spain Yacht Registration

Register your yacht under Spain flag!

Yacht Registration under the Spain Flag

The Spanish government mandates the registration of all boats and jet skis, a process streamlined to facilitate efficient registration for private boat owners. This involves submitting essential information like the vessel's name, length, engine details, and proof of ownership. Eligibility for registration is extended to any boat owner adhering to the conditions set forth by the Spanish registration department.

The registration of boats serves as a crucial mechanism to uphold safety, security, and effective enforcement of maritime regulations. The intricacies of the registration process and the prerequisites involved may vary, contingent on the type and size of the boat.

Boat registration in Spain remains valid for the lifetime of the vessel and is open to boat owners of any nationality, provided they fulfill the registration criteria established by the Spanish Maritime Administration.

What are the main advantages of registering under the Spanish flag:

  • International Recognition: Lithuanian yacht registration provides global recognition.
  • Lifetime Validity: Registrations remain in effect for the entire lifespan of the boat.
  • Open to All Nationalities: Available for boat owners of any nationality.
  • Compliance with Spanish Maritime Administration: Registration requirements set by the Spanish Maritime Administration ensure compliance.
  • Efficient Process: Streamlined procedures facilitate easy registration for private boat owners.
  • Enhanced Safety and Security: Registration contributes to ensuring safety and security on Spanish waters.
  • Tailored Process: Specific requirements may vary based on boat type and size.

What is the procedure to register a boat in Spain?

To register a boat in Spain, you typically need to follow these steps:

  • Please Make an order online
  • Pay the registration fee
  • Provide us all the necessary documents
  • We will send you the documents to be signed

What documents are needed for a boat registration in Spain?

  • Bill of sale or invoice
  • Vessel Information: Details such as the boat's name, length, and engine specifications.
  • Proof of Ownership: Documentation confirming ownership of the boat.
  • Compliance Certification: Meeting specific conditions outlined by the Spanish Maritime Administration.
  • Identification Documents: Personal identification of the boat owner.
  • Nationality Verification: Confirming the boat owner's nationality.
  • Safety and inspection certificates (for commercial vessels)

Spain Yacht Registration or register in Poland (see bottom of page)

We can register your boat in Spain 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 Spain.

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!

One recommendation is: register your boat in Poland from € 420,- and it is valid for life (no renewal cost) Do you need a European Union flag registration that is valid around the world and is available to all nationalities? We can provide you with a Polish (EU) flag registration. This registration is valid for the lifetime of the boat and therefore you will not need to renew your paperwork. The Polish Registration is an actual vessel flag registration and is valid around the world with no limitations.

The whole process is very simple, as you do not need a yacht survey and we can arrange a fully valid provisional registration in 2 days. The cost is from €420,- this is all-inclusive and a one-time fee with no renewal fee.

You can read all details here:

Flag Country Comparison Table
  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
Flag certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ownership registration Yes Yes Yes Yes
Survey mandatory No Yes No No
Valid worldwide Yes Yes Yes Yes
Suitable for commercial yachts no / yes Yes Yes Yes
Price from 420 EUR 549 GBP 950 USD 590 EUR
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