Immigration Clearance On Board

Procedures for CSC Boats Leaving Singapore Waters:


A. Boats Leaving Singapore waters:

For CSC boats going out of Singapore Waters, please submit the following documents / details at least 5 working days in advance to the Office. Please note there is an administrative fee of $26.75 chargeable to your account.  To apply, please fill up the Application Form together with the following documents to Ronny –

  1. ICA Boat Crew List Dep Arr Details 2019
  2. Valid Boat Registry Certificate
  3. Copies of the Passports for both skipper and crew
  4. Copies of Employment Pass for both skipper and crew

Before departure, boat owner or designated representative is required to collect the original MPA Port Clearance Certificate and the MPA endorsed Crew and/or Passenger lists from the Club’s reception office between 9.00am to 8.00pm daily.


The designated CIPQ ZONE are as below:

(a) One15 Marina – Tel: 6305 6988

(b) Raffles Marina – Te: 6861 9000

What to do?

  1. To hoist the numeral pennant 2 over 5 for immigration clearance (if without passenger onboard) or numeral pennant 3 over 4 flag (if with passenger onboard) in the day or turn on the two (2) green lights during night.
  2. To contact ICA via VHF Ch 74 to notify of your arrival at the Changi General Purpose Anchorage.

What to prepare?

To present the following to the ICA officer:

Leaving Singapore

Arrival into Singapore

    1. Passport
    2. Crew list (4 copies)
    3. Passenger list (if applicable) (4 copies)
  1. Passport
  2. Crew List (4 copies)
  3. Passenger List (if applicable – 4 copies)
  4. Original arrival crew list endorsed by ICA on arrival.

B. Boats returning to Singapore

  1. The boat owner is required to inform the Office on the arrival day at least 5 working days in advance. Please email to Ronny – or Tel: +65 6545 2876.
  2. Boat owner is required to submit the original last port clearance certificate to the Club’s reception office upon arrival.

Immigration & Custom Clearance for Foreign Visiting Yachts:

Important Notice:

  1. It is mandatory for all foreign yachts coming into Singapore to be fitted with an Automatic Identification System (AIS).
  2. All foreign yachts entering Singapore must engage a shipping agent to handle the immigration clearance on your behalf.  Agent fee applies, please check with your preferred agent before you proceed with the application.
  3. For mooring, please write to us at before your departure (at least 5 working days) to Singapore.  We will send you a confirmation via email for availability of the mooring.


Name of Shipping Agent



1Craft Docket LLP

Attn: Serene Shau

+65 8822
2Ben Line Agencies (S) Pte Ltd
200 Cantonment Road
#13-5 Southpoint? S089763
Attn: Ray Chen
+65 6225
3Hans Yacht Services
Attn: Manjit Singh
+65 9247
3Marvelous Yachting Pte Ltd

Attn: James Lim

+65 9424

Please note that you must hand over to the Immigration Officer, all passports and Crew / Passenger List.

A. After Immigration Clearance

Upon clearance by the ICA officer, you may proceed to the Changi Sailing Club for mooring registration. Please call us at Channel 77 prior to your arrival and our boatman will direct you to the mooring.

Please bring along the following documents:

  1. Passports
  2. Completed Form A & B (Download Form A & B)

Registration for foreign visiting yachts at the Club’s reception:

  1. Operating Hours: 9.00am to 8.00pm
  2. Ferry service: 8.30am to 8.00pm (daily)

B. Port Clearance Upon Arrival

All foreign visiting yachts are required to report to Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore within 24 hours upon arrival after immigration clearance:

Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)
One-Stop Document Centre
7-A Keppel Road, #01-26 Tanjong Pagar Complex,
Singapore 089054
Tel: 6325 2374


Opening hours:
Mondays to Fridays – 8.00am to 5.30pm
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
Closed for lunch from 1.00pm to 2.00pm on weekdays.

When reporting the arrival of your yacht to MPA, you are required to complete the General Declaration (GD) Forms in duplicate and submit them together with your yacht’s original port clearance certificate issued to you by the last port.  You can download a copy of the General Declaration form or MPA website:

A copy of the GD will be given to you for your retention. Please produce a copy of the arrival GD form when you make payment of port dues to the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore and also when applying for a port clearance for your yacht to leave Singapore.

All foreign visiting yachts are required to pay Port Dues to MPA. Payment shall be made in cash in Singapore Currency at the MPA One-Stop Document Centre. Please retain the official receipts issued to you by Maritime Port Authority of Singapore.

C. Yacht Departure Procedures – Port Clearance with MPA One-Stop Document

Please apply for port clearance at the MPA One-Stop Document Centre within 48 hours prior to the departure.

When making the application to MPA, you shall complete and submit the following document:

  1. Two (2) copies of the completed General Declaration Form. (Complete all the details including the departure date of the vessel and the GDV number. The GDV number for arrival and departure is the same for each port call.);
  2. Certificate of Registry;
  3. Crew List (in duplicate);
  4. Insurance Certificate
  5. Passenger List, if applicable (in duplicate)