The Ship Registry Department aims for objective the registration of vessels and of natural or legal persons that have regarding the vessels, the character of owners, leaseholders, or shipowners.
- The primary functions of the Vessel Registration Department are:
Grant nationality to vessels who wish to navigate with Honduran flag and comply with national legislation and international maritime conventions of which Honduras is party to.
- Register ownership of vessels to ensure legal certainty.
The documents that are submitted as requirements attached to the application form, shall not present alterations, smudges or scratches; and in the case of photocopies these must be clearly legible and duly authenticated.