Norway – Registration


Compulsory registration in force from 1 January 1998: Pleasure craft 4.5 m or more (sail or engine power). (Pleasure craft 4.5 m or more without sail or engine are exempted). Compulsory registration lifted as of Jan. 1. 2004. National registrar of pleasureboats to be moved from Norwegian Customs and Excise to the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue (private not for profit organization) from Feb 1. 2005. Compulsory registration under consideration again (2005). Proposal for voluntarily registration in Norwegian Ship Registry for boats down to 7 meters LOA passed by June 1 2007.