Foreign Maritime Entities (FME’s)

A business entity incorporated in a state other than the Commonwealth of Dominica must register as a Foreign Maritime Entity in order to be eligible to own a Dominica flagged vessel.

The necessary information to be provided to office in order to proceed with the registration as a Commonwealth of Dominica FME is as follows:

  • Certified copy of the Articles of Incorporation, Corporate Charter or other formation document of the entity.
  • Evidence of the foreign entity’s current existence under the laws of the state of its formation and its good standing with that jurisdiction.

To register as a FME Commonwealth of Dominica FME application is available here and questions regarding FME’s can be sent to

Forms & Applications

The following applications and forms regarding corporate services are available below.


Inquiries and completed forms can be submitted to: