Application for a radio inspection of a compulsorily fitted vessel

This web-based application is currently available to request inspections in the province of Québec only. For other regions, please consult section 4.3.11.1 of the Radio Aids to Marine Navigation.

The pdf version of this form is available here.

Check if appropriate to this inspection (required)
Check appropriate vessel type (required)
Application is hereby made for a radio inspection for the ship indicated above in accordance with Canadian Law and International Convention or Treaty as applicable. If after inspection the radio apparatus is found to comply with the requirements, it is requested that the following document(s) be issued.
Please check all appropriate boxes. (required)
Sea Area
Voyage type (required)

Conditions of inspection

  • Transport Canada is responsible for the conduct of ship radio inspections pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act, 2001. The Minister of Transport has appointed Canadian Coast Guard Radio Inspectors to carry out radio inspections.
  • An application for inspection shall be submitted to the Canadian Coast Guard office nearest to the desired port of inspection at least 5 working days in advance of inspection date.
  • When an inspection is requested of a ship registered elsewhere than in Canada, the application must be accompanied by a letter from the Consul or another official representative of the Administration concerned in accordance with Regulation 13, Chapter 1, SOLAS 1974, or Protocol 1988.
  • The ship's electrical power shall be available and a person with authority to operate the radio shall be on board at the date and time determined for the inspection.
  • Fees are payable as outlined in the Ship Radio Inspection Fees Regulations.
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