Change of Particulars after Licensing

The procedure for changing of particulars, including change of ownership, change of engine or alteration of craft.

Section 4  
Change of particulars after licensing

The owner of a licensed pleasure craft shall report to the Port Master any change of the particulars to the craft within 7 days of the change. The owner shall submit the following documents together with the “Report on Changes to Particulars of a Harbour/Pleasure Craft” (PM74-0293A4) (Appendix 6) to OSDC.

  • Change of ownership -
    • Bill of Sale or Purchase Receipt & Ship Registry (If applicable);

    • Original NRIC (for Singapore citizens)/ Original Passport (for foreigners)/latest Instant Information Printout from the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (for company-owned).
      Both the seller and the purchaser must be present at OSDC for the transfer. Otherwise, their NRICs/Passports are to be presented.
    • The original craft licence certificate;
    • Mooring letter;
    • Insurance Policy;
    • Non-citizen Undertaking Letter (for foreigners);
    • Change of Ownership fee of $5.00 (prevailing GST charges will apply).
      Until and unless the transfer the ownership is completed at MPA OSDC, the previous owner will continue to be held responsible for every contravention of regulations and for all payment of dues and fees chargeable to the craft. As such, please ensure that the new owner completes a transfer of ownership at MPA OSDC within 7 days of sale.
  • Change of engine -
    • The original craft licence certificate;
    • Purchase receipt of the new engine.
  • Alteration of craft -
    • The prior permission of the Port Master must be obtained before any alteration may be made to the craft that may affect the craft’s gross tonnage or description.