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National Vessel Documentation Center

Fee Schedule

Fees may be paid using Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover credit cards or by check or money order made payable to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Application fees are non-refundable 46 CFR 67.500e You will be charged all applicable user fees for each request we receive. Please be sure you do not fax, mail or email your request more than once. Any refund determinations will be made when the work is processed and not before.

Application Fees

Initial Certificate of Documentation $133.00
Exchange Certificate of Documentation $84.00
Return of Vessel to Documentation $84.00
Replacement of Lost or Mutilated $50.00
Approval of Exchange of COD
requiring Mortgagee consent
Evidence of Deletion from Documentation $15.00
Late Renewal Fee $5.00

Trade Endorsements

Coastwise $29.00
Coastwise Bowaters $29.00
Fishery $12.00
Registry No Fee Required
Recreational No Fee Required

NOTE:When multiple trade endorsements are requested on the same application, only the single highest applicable fee will be charged, resulting in a maximum endorsement fee of $29.00.


Original Build Evidence $15.00
Bill of Sale Eligible for Filing and Recording $15.00

Miscellaneous Applications

Wrecked Vessel Determination $555.00
New Vessel Determination $166.00
Rebuild Determination - Preliminary or Final $450.00
Certificate of Compliance (46 CFR Part 68) $55.00

Filing and Recording Application Fees:

Satisfaction of Mortgage and Related Instruments No Fee Required
Notice of Claim of Lien and Related Instruments $8.00 per page
Mortgage and Related Instruments $4.00 per page
Bill of Sale and Instruments in Nature
of Bill of Sale

NOTE: This includes a transfer of interest shown
on the reverse of the COD.

$8.00 per page


Abstract of Title (CG-1332) $25.00
Certificate of Ownership (CG-1330) $125.00
Attachment for each vessel with same data $10.00
Certified Copy of Recorded Instrument $4.00
Certified Copy of Certificate of Documentation $4.00

NOTE:Certificates of documentation, Letters of Deletion, Certificates of Ownership and recorded instruments faxed and emailed in combination to mailing will require an additional Certified Copy fee of $4.00 for each item.

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Last Modified 1/12/2016