Boat registration: refunding or transferring your registration
- Environment Agency
- Part of:
- River Thames: boat registration and application forms, Anglian waterways: boat registration and application forms, Upper Medway Navigation: boat registration and application forms, Environment Agency charging schemes, and Access to the countryside
- First published:
- 31 March 2014
- Last updated:
- 21 November 2014, see all updates
- Applies to:
The Environment Agency's current terms for refunding or transferring your boat registration.
Ref: LIT 9908 PDF, 273KB, 2 pages
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The Environment Agency’s current terms for refunding or transferring your boat registration on their waterways.
We are able to offer you a refund in the following circumstances:
- if you are selling your boat and it does not stay on the waterway (You will also need to complete our change of ownership form)
- you remove your boat from the waterway permanently
- your boat is stolen or destroyed by fire
- an administrative error
- if you have upgraded to a Gold Licence
We are able to transfer your registration in the following circumstances:
- if you buy a new boat on the same waterways
- if you move your boat to one of our other waterways
- if you buy a larger boat
Download the document for more information about the current terms for refunding and transferring your boat registration and what you need to do to apply.
Published: 31 March 2014
Updated: 21 November 2014
- This updated version has changes to the 'documents you need to provide’ section – we've removed the need to send certain documents.
- First published.