Obtain a License for Small Craft
The process of obtaining a license for small craft falls under the auspices of the Customs and Excise Division. Provided here below are links to a form to apply for a small craft licence as well as a helpful checklist for full compliance to obtain the license.
Form- Special Permit for Small Craft to Visit Ships in Harbour
Click Here to download the Special Permit for Small Craft to Visit Ships in Harbour Form.
Helpful Checklist for Full Compliance to Obtain a License for Small Craft
Checklist to Follow to Legally Obtain a License for Small Craft
Under the Customs Act, the Comptroller of Customs acting under the powers vested in him issues certain licenses. The licenses are issued in a Public Notice to ensure that the public is aware of the conditions associated with the licenses.
In order to obtain a license for small craft:
- An agent will make a request at the Customs Shipping Office for a small craft to accompany the foreign vessel. The Customs Shipping Officer will then issue a form.
- The agent completes the form and submits it to any Customs Shipping Office in the country.
- The agent will then await approval from Customs.