Boat Registration


In these unprecidented times we have to change the way we usually work. Please do not send anything via the post. Please, where at all possible, contact us electronically. Should you have difficulties doing this, please use our contact form on this website or leave a message on our answerphone 01223 863785. It continues to be a requirement for all vessels using the River Cam to be appropriately registered.


Register a vessel on the River Cam between Bottisham Lock and the Mill Pond in Cambridge,

Its pretty simple! Every vessel within the Cam Conservancy area must be registered. To register your vessel please click here.


How to register as a visiting craft.


Change of ownership

How to Pay

Guidance Note - Recognition of a Commercial Punt Station

Guidance Note- Vending punt guidance

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Conditions of Registration 2020/21 & Information Sheet



For registration & licensing email: 

For instalment consent email:

For River incidents please use our online form on this website

Navigation Emergency number: 01223 646459 (This is only for use for navigation emergencies such as boat adrift, lock malfunction and boat sinking)



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