SAMSA Checklist

The cut off date for receiving applications will be the 1st  November 2019.   No late applications will be accepted.

For Registration and the issue of a LGSC:

If the vessels are to be surveyed by SAMSA there is a requirement for a pre-registration survey and the fee for this survey is listed below.

Ownership requirements are:

  1. A  South African Citizen or Permanent Resident
  2. A body corporate established in terms of a law of the Republic with a place of business in the Republic
  3. A trust in which –
    1. The majority of trustees having the controlling power at any given time are South African nationals referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b); and
    2. A majority of the beneficial interests are held by such South African nationals; and
    3. The Government of the Republic

Hereto attach the following:

Application for Registration

Declaration of Ownership and Nationality

Certified copy of the Deletion Certificate from the foreign register (if coming from a foreign register)

Builder’s certificate  (if no Builder’s Certificate is available then the owner is to make a statement which is to contain the following information Name of Vessel, any previous names, Where and when the vessel was built, Name and Address of the Builder, Overall length of the vessel, breadth of the Vessel, depth of the vessel, and the material of the hull.)

3 postcard size colour photographs each showing a full and clear view of the bow, side and stern of the vessel (photos are also required to be emailed)

Safety survey report

Hull survey report

Radio station license (a copy) issued by ICASA

EPIRB Test report

EPIRB Registration to the MRCC

Memorandum and articles of association / Memorandum of Incorporation

Directors resolution

If owned by a CC:

Certified copy of each member’s ID Document

If owned by a Trust:

Statement of Nationality of each Beneficiary and description of each person’s beneficial interest in the Trust.

If owned by an individual:

R  2075.00            Pre-Registration survey fee

R    975.00            Issue of the Carving and Marking Note

R    120.00            For the issue of the Local General Safety Certificate on the survey done by the SAMSA appointed SA Sailing Surveyor or registered vessels.

This excludes all other survey fees and levies.  Levies are not applicable to pleasure vessels.

Bank Details

For renewal of Register:

Application for Registration

Declaration of Ownership and Nationality 

Radio station license (a copy) issued by ICASA

EPIRB Test report

EPIRB Registration to the MRCC

Safety survey report

Hull survey report

Memorandum and articles of association / Memorandum of Incorporation

Directors resolution

If owned by a CC:

Certified copy of each member’s ID Document

If owned by a Trust:

Statement of Nationality of each Beneficiary and description of each person’s beneficial interest in the Trust.

If owned by an individual:

R975.00               Renewal fee

R120.00                Issue of the LGSC

Bank Details

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