There is no restriction on the nationality of ownership when applying for registration.
Ships in operation ( existing vessels) or vessels under construction stage may also apply for transfer of registration under the Guinea-Bissau flag.
For confirmed registration inquiries, pre-allocation of the identification numbers of the ship entering the International Ships Registry of Guinea-Bissau, can be processed. Such pre-allocation includes the ship’s official number, call sign and the MMSI number, to assist with ship equipment programming.
The home port ( port of registry) for vessels registered under the International Ships Registry of Guinea-Bissau is : BISSAU
Provided the required documentation for ship registration has been submitted in full, the registration process is completed within 24hrs, leading to the issuance of the below provisional certificates (6 months validity pending submission of documents for permanent registration):
We will be happy to address your inquiries promptly and provide guidance throughout the registration process.