The ILT (Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate) issues documents and certificates for seagoing vessels. You may use the following forms to apply for ship registration, certificates, recognitions, etc. Documents and certificates that are not issued by the ILT are typically issued by classification societies and/or the recognized organization for ISM/ISPS.

See also: Fees merchant shipping

The guide for application forms assist you in choosing the correct application form for your merchant vessel.

Ship registration

Bareboat-out declaration
Form: Application bareboat-out declaration
First issuance, change or renewal of certificate of nationality and/or certificate of registration
Form: Application nationality certificate and certificate of registration merchant shipping
Registration of a newly constructed vessel or a vessel that is flagging in
Form: Registration new construction or flag in a merchant ship
Registration of a recreational craft
Form: Application registration recreational craft
Bareboat charter registration and bareboat certificate of registry
Form: Application bareboat charter registration and bareboat certificate of registry 

Certificates

Additional certificates
Form: Application Additional certificates for merchant ships
You may use this form for the first issuance, renewal or extension of:
- Minimum Safe Manning Document (first issuance only),
- Condition Assessment Scheme,
- statement for sailing outside designated area,
- Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance (DMLC) - Part I,
- other certificates.
Assessment of manning proposal
Form: Application assessment of manning proposal for seagoing vessels
Liability certificates
Form: Application civil liability certificate(s)
You may use this form for the first issuance, renewal or extension of the following liability certificates:
- civil liability for bunker oil pollution damage,
- civil liability for oil pollution damage,
- liability for passengers,
- liability for the removal of wrecks.
First issuance, change or duplicate Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR), including Form 2          
Form: Application continuous synopsis record
Form 3 (registration of amendments) for the Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR)
Form: Registration of the amendments to the continuous synopsis record Form 3
MLC substantial equivalencies and exemptions
Form: Request MLC Equivalencies and Exemptions
Include this form with your application for the Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance (DMLC) - Part I (together with the form ‘application additional certificates for merchant ships’)
Certificate renewal or endorsement
Form: Application renewal or endorsement of merchant ship certificates
Certificate change or duplicate
Form: Application merchant ship certificate
You may also use this form to request information about a Minimum Safe Manning Document or an MLC certificate.

Recognitions

Recognition of a maritime training course
Form: Application recognition maritime training course
Non-ship-related recognition
Form: Application non-ship-related recognitions or type approval equipment
You may use this form to apply for type approvals, recognition of notified bodies and recognition of certification bodies for radio equipment.

Exemptions

Port waste exemption
Form: Application port waste exemption
Temporary exemption crew composition
Form: Application temporary exemption for crew composition

Templates for declarations

Declaration on anti-fouling system
Form: Declaration anti fouling system
It is not necessary to send this form to the inspectorate to have it authenticated.
Declaration of communication
Form: Declaration of Communication (Shipping)
It is not necessary to send this form to the inspectorate to have it authenticated.

Other

Article 2bis permit and/or exceptional certificate of registry
Form: Application permit pursuant to article 2bis and-or exceptional certificate of registry
Request a decision on the transport of dangerous goods
Form: Decision transport dangerous goods with a seavessel
GMDSS radio survey report
Form: Report GMDSS Radio survey
This form is designed for recognized organizations.
Report / Change contact details Company Security Officer (CSO)
Form: Report-Change contact details Company Security Officer (CSO)