UAE Boat Registration

  • Valid Worldwide
  • Provisional registration in 5-7 days
  • Low setup cost
  • Easy renewals
  • Official Flag Registration
  • For private, bareboat & commercial
  • No hidden fees – all-inclusive price
  • Includes your MMSI license
  • Registration valid for 1 year


Register boat in UAE

Yacht Registration under the UAE Flag

Yacht Registration under the UAE Flag

The UAE government mandates the registration of all boats and jet skis, with a streamlined process aimed at facilitating private boat owners in obtaining efficient registration. To complete the registration, boat owners need to furnish essential details about their vessels, such as the name, length, and engine information, along with proof of ownership.

Eligibility for boat registration in the UAE is extended to anyone who owns a boat and adheres to the conditions set by the registration department. This registration serves crucial purposes, contributing to safety, security, and the effective enforcement of marine regulations. The specific requirements and procedures for boat registration may vary depending on the type and size of the vessel.

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

  • International Recognition: Prestigious flag state for global recognition.
  • Tax Benefits: Favorable tax environment for potential financial advantages.
  • Ease of Registration: Straightforward registration process in a business-friendly environment.
  • Access to Services: Well-developed maritime industry with professional services.
  • Security and Stability: Politically stable country with a commitment to maritime security.
  • Flexible Ownership: Allows for various ownership structures to suit individual preferences.
  • Crewing Options: Availability of qualified crew members for smooth yacht operation.
  • Cruising Opportunities: Strategic location provides access to diverse and attractive cruising grounds.
  • Cultural and Recreational Attractions: Luxurious marinas, amenities, and vibrant social scenes for yacht owners.
  • Enhanced Resale Value: Positive reputation contributes to potential higher resale value.

What is the procedure to register a boat in UAE?

The registration is easy and straightforward.

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

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

We can register your boat in UAE 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 UAE.

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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