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Dec 14, 2023 - Boat registration records in Puerto Rico are maintained in a database administered by the Department of Natural Resources (DRNA). Access to such information is available for the owner, qualified parties and general public. This summary will provide some insights on how to lookup or request boat registration and historical records in Puerto Rico.

Online Access

Access to the Puerto Rico boat registration database is not available for the general public. However, boat owners may view their registration data and implement renewals by establishing a login account (WikiLinks) with the DRNA.

Telephone Access

The Puerto Rico DRNA may confirm the presence of a boat hull identification number in the database system and verify a registration certificate in hand by telephone. However, it will not likely provide further details without a formal request. DNRA contact information is available in WikiLinks.

Boat Record Request Form

Puerto Rico boat registration and historical records may be obtained upon submission of a boat records request form (WikiTags) to the DRNA. Contact and mailing information can be found in WikiLinks.

Historical Records

Historical and archived boat registration or title records are available from Puerto Rico with the records access information provided in this page. However, boat records are not maintained indefinitely.

Bulk Records

Boat registration records in Puerto Rico may be available as bulk downloads to certain qualified entities. Contact the DRNA (WikiLinks) for more information.

Nationwide System

Puerto Rico participates in the Vessel Identification System (WikiTags) which is administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. This is a nationwide database wherein most states contribute boat registration data in real-time. Access is only available, however, to law enforcement agencies and other governmental institutions. Anyone concerned about a boat that may have been stolen, abandoned, involved in an incident or is being utilized for illicit activities in state jurisdictional areas should contact a local enforcement agency or boat registration office.


The information provided herein has been obtained from various sources and is subject to change without notice. Any such concerns should be addressed with the respective government agency.

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