Registering a ship under the Singapore flag

This is a guide to registering your ship in Singapore.

The Singapore Registry of Ships enables quick and easy registration of ships under the Singapore flag. There are several benefits of registering your vessel under the Singapore flag. This section guides ship owners on how to register their ships under the Singapore flag. Ship owners should also refer to Part II of the Merchant Shipping Act and the Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Regulations 1996 before registering their ships.

Please be informed that due to increasing transaction volumes, we will generally require 5 working days, from the date the last document(s) submitted, to process your requests. Should you have any feedback on our service standards, please contact our Quality Service Manager (QSM) at: qsm@mpa.gov.sg.  

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