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Your application is currently being processed, and once filed your application is then subject to the NVDC application processing queue. The guide for application processing times is a general guide only and varies per application type/ work category. All processing times are approximate and are subject to change.

(RECREATIONAL) INITIAL/ TRANSFER/EXCHANGE/ REINSTATEMENT/ REPLACEMENT - 8-12 WEEKS
(COMMERCIAL) INITIAL/ TRANSFER/ EXCHANGE/ REINSTATEMENT/ REPLACEMENT- 5-8 WEEKS
CERTIFIED COPY OF CERTIFICATE OF DOCUMENTATION/ ABSTRACTS- 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS
RENEWALS- 2-3 WEEKS
SATISFACTIONS- 6 MONTHS
MORTGAGES & RELATED INSTRUMENTS- 18-20 WEEKS
NOTICE OF CLAIM OF LIEN- 18-20 WEEKS
DELETIONS- 3-4 WEEKS
MARAD WAIVER- 3-4 MONTHS
*EXCHANGE INCLUDES: ANY CHANGES MADE TO YOUR DOCUMENTATION (EXCLUDING A CHANGE OF ADDRESS)*

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