Information for the License:

Yacht and Ship Salesperson's License

Licensing Agency:

Agency or Department Name:  Department of Parks and Recreation
Board or Council Name:  Division of Boating and Waterways
Division Name: Yacht and Ship Broker Licensing Unit
Telephone:  (888) 326-2822
Agency Web Address:

License Description:
     (Always confirm this information with the licensing agency.)

Salespersons are employed by California licensed yacht and ship brokers.

Fees: Application: None; Examination: $25; License: $100; Temporary: $25; Fingerprints: $56.

Examination Frequency:  Once a month in Sacramento, San Clemente, and San Diego.

Exam Locations: San Clemente, Sacramento, and San Diego.

Experience Requirement: Employed by licensed yacht and ship broker for 1 year.

Average Time to Process Application: 1 month.

Renewal Period: Annually.

Special License Requirements: Applicant must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Comments: The employing broker must be licensed and bonded.

Authority: Harbors and Navigation Code, Chap. 5, Art. 2, Sec. 700-740; California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Sec. 7601-7623.