Watercraft licenses

Licenses

Licenses, permits, regulations


Watercraft licenses - registration procedures & fees

Registration procedures

Register your new watercraft:

Renew your watercraft registration:

Duplicate cards are available:

Fees

Titles

Watercraft title fees

Registrations

Fees for boat registrations effective 1/1/2006

Type of watercraft Registration fee Aquatic invasive species surcharge

[Invasive species info]

Issuing fee

If new or transfer only $8.50, if renewing and transferring $4.50+$8.50.
If renewal only or duplicate card and decals: $6.00.

Watercraft owned by non-profit organization
(Used for teaching water safety camp, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, YWCA, etc.)
$4.50 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Rental or lease watercraft up to and including 19 feet
(over 19 feet same as pleasure craft);
$9.00 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Rental or lease personal watercraft
(Jet Skis, etc.)
$37.50 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Canoes, kayaks, sailboats, sailboards, rowing shells (not rowboats) paddleboards and paddleboats (sailboats over 19 feet same as pleasure craft)
Non-motorized watercraft 10ft or less do not require registration
$10.50 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Personal watercraft
(Jet Skis, etc.)
$37.50 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Pleasure craft less than 17 feet $18.00 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Pleasure craft 17 feet up to and including 19 feet $27.00 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Pleasure craft over 19 feet but less than 26 feet $45.00 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Pleasure craft 26 feet but less than 40 feet $67.50 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Pleasure craft 40 feet in length and over $90.00 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Dealer's license $67.50 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Any watercraft more than 19 feet
in length for hire with an operator
$75.00 $5.00 + issuing fee*
Transfer without renewal $4.50 $0.00 + issuing fee*
Duplicate registration card $4.50 $0.00 + issuing fee*
Duplicate decal only $0.00 $0.00 + issuing fee*
Boats for hire Contact the Department of Labor and Industry: Code Administration and Boiler Inspection Services

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