Documentation Processing Queue
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A processing queue can be defined in vessel documentation terms as the order in which applications, recordings, and other filings are processed by the National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC).
All items received by the NVDC are placed on a waiting list for subsequent processing and prioritized according to various factors. These include the type of filing and whether the respective vessel is endorsed for commercial usage.
When submissions are received by the NVDC, they are time/date stamped and placed into a queue for subsequent processing. Although filing priority is attained when actually received, the processing dates may vary according to certain factors. Deficient filings awaiting correction are typically placed at the bottom its respective queue. Filings related to commercially endorsed vessels are automatically given priority.
Getting everything right the first time is crucial, given the substantial delays that can result from deficient filings. Applicants with an urgent need for the Certificate of Documentation may accordingly wish to consider the assistance of a qualified vessel documentation professional.
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7/27/2022 - Page initiated by Team BoatWiki.