The plate is usually located to one side of the transom, rather than in the center. Read the NMMA plate. It tells you the name of the manufacturer, the maximum horsepower your boat is designed for, the number of passengers your boat will carry, your boat's hull number.
The Hull Identification Number (HIN) is a 12- or 14-character serial number that uniquely identifies a boat. The HIN is analogous to a VIN on a car. All boats manufactured or imported on or after November 1, 1972, must bear a HIN, and this HIN must be identified during boat registration.
|manufacturer's identity code (MIC)||serial number||alternative certification date|
The Hull Identification Number (Hull ID or HIN) is a serial number assigned by the manufacturer that uniquely identifies a boat, similar to the VIN on an automobile. Hull ID numbers distinguish one vessel from another and help prevent theft.
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The HIN or SRN can be found on the top right hand corner of your holding statement and other shareholder communications. A HIN, being Broker sponsored, commences with an 'X'. If you have an account number from a CHESS statement you will need to add an 'X' to the front of the account number before logging in.
The VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is a unique number assigned to a motor vehicle or ORV. On 1981 and newer cars and light trucks, it is 17-characters. The HIN (Hull Identification Number) is a unique number assigned to a vessel.
Hull identification numbers are typically located on the upper right hand part of the transom or aft starboard side in the case of double ended vessels. On fiberglass boats, they are molded right into the hull itself by the manufacturer. State or Coast Guard assigned numbers may be affixed by a decal or plate.
You will find your boat engine serial number and model number on the transom mount of the engine. For Evinrude/Johnson, look to the left of the mount. For Mercury, Mariner and Force, look on the right side of the motor on the transom mount.
Hull Identification Number
The HIN (Hull Identification Number) is a unique number assigned to a vessel. A serial number is a unique number assigned to a snowmobile. The VIN, HIN, or serial number can be found on the vehicle or vessel's title, registration, or certificate of insurance.
A Holder Identification Number (HIN) is a unique number that identifies you as a CHESS sponsored shareholder with a broker. A HIN usually starts with the letter “X” followed by ten numbers (e.g. X0001234567). All your CHESS sponsored shares are represented by a single HIN (provided they're held under the same account).
The HIN consists of 12 letters and numerals at least one-quarter inch tall that indicate the manufacturer, hull serial numbers and/or letters, and model year and/or month.
You can find your HIN on a CHESS statement like the one below, or by speaking to your broker or logging into your online trading account. A HIN starts with the letter X and followed by ten numbers, e.g. X0001234567.
Another reason to have a HIN is if you want to change your registration name, address, or notification of Tax File Number for your shares with a HIN on the CHESS subregister, you need to contact only your sponsoring broker.
(effective 1 April 2021)
|HIN verification||$92 (incl GST)|
|New Agent Establishment Fee||$1,314|
|HIN Plates - set of 20||$154|
|HIN Certificates - pad of 50||$34|
Nov 19, 2021
HINs for newer boats are usually provided by the manufacturer. Older boats that do not have a HIN can get one from a boat code provider. The HIN is usually required to be shown on the State certificate of registration.
You can have multiple numbers at multiple online brokers. This number is called a HIN (Holder Identification Number) and typically starts with an X (even if the system, like ours, doesn't display the X). You can move your ID (and the shares attached to it) from one broker to another.
CHESS shareholders are allocated a Holder Identification Number (commonly referred to as a HIN), which is similar in concept to a bank account number. Your HIN uniquely identifies you as the holder of shares on the CHESS subregister.
SRN stands for Securityholder Reference Number. An SRN is used to identify the owner of shares that are held by a share registry (i.e. the shares are issuer sponsored). A HIN is different to an SRN. A HIN is used to identify the owner of shares that are held/managed (i.e. sponsored) by a broker like CommSec.
CHESS sponsored shares - shares that are registered with a stock broker (like CommSec or another broker). CHESS sponsored shares are allocated a Holding Identification Number (HIN) by the broker. Issuer sponsored shares - shares that are managed by the issuer's share registry.