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Schleswig-Holstein

Special reporting obligation for inland waterway boatmen and seafarers

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you move to an inland vessel that is registered for a domestic ship register, you must register.

If you are sailing on a seagoing vessel that is entitled to fly the federal flag, the shipowner must register you. For this purpose, you must provide the shipowner with the necessary information.

The obligation to register does not apply in either case if you are registered for a dwelling in Germany.


Who should I contact?

For inland waterway skippers, the registration office of the municipality or city in which the ship's home port is located. Other registration authorities or the water police may accept your registration, which will then forward it to the registration authority of the home port.

For seafarers, the registration authority at the registered office of the shipowner.

Competent authority

For inland waterway skippers, the registration office of the municipality or city in which the ship's home port is located. Other registration authorities or the water police may accept your registration, which will then forward it to the registration authority of the home port.

For seafarers, the registration authority at the registered office of the shipowner.

Requirements

The inland vessel must be registered for a domestic ship register.

The seagoing vessel must be entitled to fly the federal flag.

Which documents are required?

Confirmation of the housing provider

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You must register with the registration office within two weeks of moving in.

Legal basis
What else should I know?

In the case of inland waterway vessels, the rules on general reporting obligations shall apply.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

BMI, Dr. Laier, RL VII2

Professionally released on

19.11.2015

Who should I contact?

For inland waterway skippers, the registration office of the municipality or city in which the ship's home port is located. Other registration authorities or the water police may accept your registration, which will then forward it to the registration authority of the home port.

For seafarers, the registration authority at the registered office of the shipowner.

Competent authority

For inland waterway skippers, the registration office of the municipality or city in which the ship's home port is located. Other registration authorities or the water police may accept your registration, which will then forward it to the registration authority of the home port.

For seafarers, the registration authority at the registered office of the shipowner.

Requirements

The inland vessel must be registered for a domestic ship register.

The seagoing vessel must be entitled to fly the federal flag.

Which documents are required?

Confirmation of the housing provider

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You must register with the registration office within two weeks of moving in.

Legal basis

What else should I know?

In the case of inland waterway vessels, the rules on general reporting obligations shall apply.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

BMI, Dr. Laier, RL VII2

Professionally released on

19.11.2015

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