Certified Copy of Certificate of Documentation


*YOU CANNOT OBTAIN A CERTIFIED COPY OF YOUR (COD) IF IT HAS PASSED 30 DAYS OF EXPIRATION. VESSEL EXPIRATION INFORMATION IS LOCATED ON THE CERTIFICATE OF DOCUMENTATION, LOWER LEFT CORNER. IF PAST 30 DAYS OF EXPIRATION, YOU MUST REACTIVATE YOUR DOCUMENTATION AS PER NVDCINST 16713/1-5. PLEASE CONTINUE TO THIS FORM TO REINSTATE YOUR (COD) TO AN ACTIVE STATUS: REINSTATEMENT OF CERTIFICATE OF DOCUMENTATION

If unable to complete the certification because one or more of the items listed on the COD has changed, contact us at  Submissions@usvesseldocumentation.org. Failure to report changes or return this certification by the expiration date may result in penalties and/or removal of the vessel from documentation. Operation of the vessel with an inaccurate or invalid Certificate of Documentation may result in additional penalties.

POTENTIAL PENALTIES FOR FALSE STATEMENTS OR REPRESENTATION BY OWNER OR REPRESENTATIVE: VESSEL FORFEITURE (46 USC 12151) AND FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (18 USC 1001)