Regulatory Reference Guide


Welcome to the online Regulatory Reference Guide (RRG). It offers you the opportunity to search, sort and consult the rules impacting the recreational marine. The ICOMIA Secretariat invites all MIAs to check and update their sections frequently. We are sure that you will appreciate this very informative tool.

To browse the RRG, select a country and/or criteria from the dropdown menus

Updated date Country Criteria
April 18, 2020 Portugal Safety Equipment

Depending on navigational zones.

April 18, 2020 Portugal Styrene Levels

No national regulation in force regarding this matter.

April 18, 2020 Portugal Taxation

VAT at 19% for all types of boats. Annual users tax depending on GRT and propulsion power. Light and beacon tax according to navigation areas.

April 18, 2020 Portugal Construction Standards and Certification

Some of the authorities still impose older certificates e.g. tonnage. Homologation for radio telephones and radars.