Yacht Registration

The process involved in registering a yacht consists of two steps:

1. Provisional Navigation License & Provisional Radio License:

Once Delvalle & Delvalle presents the documentation required by the authorities, these licenses are granted in two (2) business days and are valid for a six (6) month period.

Required Documentation:

1. Complete the application form. Click Here

2. Copy of the passport of the yacht owner or in case is own by a juridical person copy of the articles of incorporation will be required. 

3. Copy of power of attorney in favor of Delvalle & Delvalle to represent the yacht before the Panamanian Maritime Authority (Model provided by Delvalle & Delvalle).

4. Copy of the purchase and sales contract, by which the current owner acquired the yacht (Bill of Sale). If the yacht is of new construction, the construction certificate is required.

5. Copy of the acceptance of the purchase and sale contract. (Document provided by Delvalle & Delvalle).

6. Declaration Note from the owner, stating that the yacht will not be used for commercial purposes. (Model provided by Delvalle & Delvalle).

Note: All this documentation does not have to be original and the apostille or legalization is not required at this moment. They can be delivered by email or faxed to (507)392.1262.

2. Permanent Navigation License and Permanent Radio License:

Required Documentation:

1. Power of attorney in favor of Delvalle & Delvalle to represent the yacht before the Panamanian Maritime Authority.

2. Original purchase and sales contract by which the current owner acquired the yacht (Bill of Sale). If the yacht is of new construction, the construction certificate is required.

3. Original document of the purchase & sales acceptance.

4. Original document of the cancellation ( deletion) of the previous register.

5. Declaration Note from the owner, stating that the yacht will not be used for commercial purposes. (Model provided by Delvalle & Delvalle).

6. Application form for the radio license duly filed. (Model provided by Delvalle & Delvalle).

Note: All the documents above must be originals and sent to us by courier. They must be authenticated by a Notary Public of their country of origin. At the same time they must be authenticated by apostille. If the country that issues the documentation is not subscribed in “The Apostille Convention”, the documents must be authenticated by the Consulate of Panama in the country were they were issued

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Location

Aquilino de la Guardia Ave. &
47 Street, Bella Vista
Ocean Business Plaza Building
(Banesco Tower)
12 Floor, Suite 1203
Panama City, Rep of Panama.

Telephones

507-390-2890
507-203-0697