Application Process

From: Transport Canada

The form provided below allows you to apply for the Civil Liability Convention (CLC), the Bunkers Convention and the Wreck Removal Convention certificates. There is currently no cost to industry for these certificates.

The information requested in the form must be typed; however, the form cannot be saved. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. Once completed, please print and send the scanned images of the application to: TC.MarineInsurance-AssuranceMaritime.TC@tc.gc.ca.

Your insurer should provide evidence that insurance or other financial guarantee is in place. This evidence is usually in the form of a Blue Card* and should contain the following information:

  • Name of Ship
  • Official Number
  • IMO Number (if applicable)
  • Flag and Port of Registry
  • Gross Tonnage
  • Name and Address of Owner
  • Name and Address of Insurer
  • Type of Security
  • Duration of Security

*If you do not have a Blue Card, please refer to Frequently Asked Question #5.

Should you require further information, please contact us by email:

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