CONTACTS FOR REGULATION GUIDANCE

USVI

DPNR – Environmental Enforcement –

For all boating regulations and questions the Department of Planning and Natural Resources is the Primary Contact.  They have an office conveniently located in Cyril E. King Airport on the 2nd Level.  Their website is also quite handy, housing forms for Mooring Permits, Boat Registrations, Anchoring Permits and many more.  Use the link below to find the usable information.
http://dpnr.vi.gov/environmental-enforcement/

8100 Lindberg Bay Ste. 16 Cyril E. King Airport, 
Terminal Building 2nd Floor 
St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: (340)-774-3320
Fax: (340)-714-9527

USCG – St. Thomas

The Marine Safety Detachment in St. Thomas is a Division of Coast Guard Sector San Juan.  Their office is on the waterfront in Charlotte Amalie, and their personnel are extremely helpful.  All recreational and commercial boats should familiarize themselves with this agency and find out which regulations will apply to their vessel or operation.  The link below will get you started.

https://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/msdstthomas.asp

Contact Information:
LCDR Elizabeth Newton                         LT Daniel Peters
Supervisor                                               Assistant Supervisor
Tel. (340) 776-3497 ext. 200                   Tel. (340) 776-3497 ext. 209
Fax. (340 774-1687

Mailing Address:
3300 Veterans Drive
St. Thomas, VI 00802

SPANISH VI and P.R.

USCG Sector San Juan

USCG Sector San Juan is responsible for all Coast Guard Missions throughout Puerto Rico and The US Virgin Islands region.

#5 Calle La Puntilla Final
San Juan, PR 00901-1800


Hours of Operation
0700 – 1130
1230 – 1530

NON-EMERGENCY CALLS TO SECTOR SAN JUAN 
(787) 729-6800

EMERGENCY CALLS SECTOR SAN JUAN 24-HOUR OPERATIONS CENTER
Search & Rescue, Law Enforcement, Marine Casualty, 
Oil/HAZMAT Spill, Port Security or other Marine Emergency Report
(787) 289-2041

DNRA – PR

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment is responsible for the all boating regulations within Puerto Rico and The Spanish Virgin Islands.  They have several detachments and most of their information can be found online.  The website is in Spanish, so brush up on your lingo!

Carretera 8838, km. 6.3, Sector El Cinco, Río Piedras
Teléfonos:
787-999-2200