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Government Of Assam Transport Inland Water Transport

Register a Boat/Vessel

Checklist:

  • The registration form can be collected from the DIWT Office during office hours or downloaded from Schedule I given below
  • The passenger or cargo boat/vessel should be insured 
  • Deposition fee needs to be deposited in advance through treasury Challan in the name of Director, Inland Water Transport, Assam.
  • The Registering Authority can conduct survey of the Boat/Vessel if it considers necessary 
  • Certificate of Registration is granted after approval

Overview

The Registering Authority grants a certificate of registration and assigns a registration mark for the vessel. It is the duty of the owner and master of the vessel to keep the certificate of registration on board the steam vessel and to produce it on demand by the Registering Authority or by any such authority as may be notified by Government in the Official Gazette.

Process Flow

On receipt of the application for registration the Registering Authority if it considers an inspection of the boat/vessel necessary the Competent Authority (DIWT) send a Surveyor to conduct survey of the Boat/Vessel.

The Registering Authority shall, after satisfying itself that the provision of the Act and the Rules made there under have been complied with grant a certificate of registration and assign a registration mark for the vessel

Eligibility Criteria

He/she should be the owner of an insured boat/vessel

Fees

Deposition fees includes Survey fee, Registration fee and fee for Helmsmen and Driver , which are to be deposited in advance  through treasury Challan in the name of Director, Inland Water Transport, Assam.

Documents Required

A person or intending party needs to submit filled in Form along with the following documents:

  • Affidavit (owner & boat/vessel details).
  • Copy of Insurance 
  • Insurance are of 2 (two) types :
  1. Passenger Boat/Vessel
  2. Cargo Boat/Vessel
  • For Passenger Boat /Vessel
  1. Insurance of the Hull and Machinery.
  2. Insurance of Passenger. 
  • For Cargo Boat/Vessel
  1. Insurance of the Hull and Machinery.
  2. Insurance of Helmsmen and Driver.
  • Address proof 
  • Voter ID.
  • Driving License.
  • Rason Card.
  • Govt. approved Identity Card.

Important Timeline

The application should be made at least 15 days before the date on which the registration certificate is desired.

How to apply

A person or intending party can directly approach Registering Authority (DIWT Office) and request for  registration form or the form can be downloaded from Schedule I below (to be collected from the DIWT Office during office hours) for registration of his/her Passenger/ Cargo boat/vessel.

Type of Service

Offline: Yes

Forms to be filled

Schedule IRegistration FormDownload
Schedule IICertificate of RegistrationDownload

Whom to Contact

Sri  Bharat Bhushan Dev Choudhury,
Director,
Inland Water Transport, Assam
Ulubari, Guwahati-7
94350-61886