Originally Posted by Zanshin
Zonker - no agent necessary if you are a citizen in the EU. Americans need to have an agent in the BVI to flag a vessel in the BVI.
No agent neccessary - but if not resident in the BVI you do need a "Representative Person" (based in the BVI) - likely the Agent would also provide this service
, but could also find your own - but no doubt would cost (I doubt if they are socialists in the BVI
"Bodies Corporate or Individuals not resident in the BVI are required to appoint a company, or individual residing in BVI as its Representative. This facilitates ready correspondence between the Registry and the vessel's owner. "
Not sure if Americans can regsiter in the BVI in own name (when you add a company to an offshore
boat reg the costs really get out of hand!):-
"Citizens of and, Bodies Corporate registered in the BVI or, any of the following countries, are qualified to own a Virgin Islands vessel:
United Kingdom and its Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories.
Nationals of and bodies corporate incorporated in;
Member State of the European Community (EC) or European Economic Area (EEA). Overseas Territories of the Members of EC or EEA"
Step by step guidance on ship registration
Originally Posted by st.matthewsmith
Can you recommend how to do the BVI reg if i am from the UK? Does it cost annual fees etc and also what about trouble with immigration?
For some reason the fees are by application only
Come to Jersey
(we also register for Commonwealth citizens