Reporting Forms and Documents
Ballast Water Management Report
- Ballast Water Management Report (please only submit as PDF attachment to email)
- Ballast Water Management Report submission information
- To download or view instructions on filing out the Ballast Water Management Report go to the National Ballast Water Clearinghouse.
As of July 1, 2016, the Commission's Marine Invasive Species Program will no longer accept the old U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Reporting Form. All vessels arriving at California ports should submit the U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management Report to the Commission to fulfill reporting requirements.
Annual Vessel Reporting Form
As of October 1, 2017, all vessels must submit the Marine Invasive Species Program Annual Vessel Reporting Form 24 hours in advance of the first arrival at a California port for each calendar year. If a vessel arrived at a California port in 2017 prior to October 1, this form is not required for 2017.