This chapter explains about BOAT LICENSE REGISTRATION PROCEDURES in Burma/ Myanmar.
All yachts, boats or vessels from any Foreign Country are required to register to operate tourism business in Burma namely Mergui Archipelago, Andaman Sea, Burma Banks. Scuba Diving, Live aboard Sea adventure tours, Sea kayaking & snorkeling, diving safaris, Sport fishing and other activities also need proper permit.
Registration usually takes about 2 weeks. Details and photo by email to entering from Victoria Point (Kawthaung/ Kho Thong/ kauthaung) - the southern most Gatway to Myanmar (Burma).
Special Permit for Yachts / Boats Mergui Archipelago Area http://www.mergui.org/Special_permit_yachts.htm
Trip Permit for Yachts/ Boats in Mergui Archipelago http://www.mergui.org/trip_permit_boats_yachts.htm
Recruitment Crew Sourcing - Manpower for Luxury Cruises, AB, Seaman, First Mate. http://www.mergui.org/Crew_recruitment_sourcing.htm
• Special permit
"Special Permit" is for a single boat or yacht without prior license registration to enter Myanmar Waters only once. All foreign registered Sail Boat/ yachts are required to apply for permission to enter Myanmar Waters. Each application required a trip to Yangon and Nay Pyi Daw the New Capital.
We take at least one week to finish all the process in Yangon.
The fee for single entry US$ 3000 per boat.
We accept last-minute express application (5 working days) .
Most urgent requests within 24 hours service also available upon request.
Please send the followings to our office (Victoria Point (Kawthaung) or Yangon.
1. The photos of boats
2.The Registration Certificate from home country.
3. The specification of the boat.
4. Any other relevant document e.g Captain, crew list and passenger list with their nationalities.
• Trip permit
"Trip Permit" - cruising permit is needed for each trip after the boat is approved for license registration.
Each application required a trip to Yangon and Nay Pyi Daw the New Capital.
We handle the trip permissions which is a must for everybody to visit Mergui Archipelago.
In order to apply trip permit we need the following information & documents.
1) Estimated date of arrival/departure
2) The island lists and draft schedule
3) The photographs of passengers and crews
4) The particulars of guests and crews
• Crew Sourcing
We are able to provide crew (Deck hand to Captain) as crew recruitment services. Our Agency's administration & management team is always developing ways to improve quality of human resources we provide. Currently we are supplying our seaman and workers to Singapore, Malysia, Brunei and to supply workers to theRepublic of Korea, Japan and U.A.E countries are underway.