Boat Registration

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New Boat Registration 

Note: All boat registrations require local excise tax, which is included in registration costs.

All new boat registrations will require the following items:

  • Serial number (1980 & Newer)
  • Horsepower
  • Length
  • Year, Make & Model
  • Color
  • Boat type
  • Hull Type
  • Type of propulsion
  • Whether you will use in salt water, fresh water or both

Boat Registration Renewal

Requires the following items:

  • ME/Registration number – located in the top left corner of previous registration

Or

Documented Vessels 

Note: All documented vessels will require local excise tax upon registration

New Documented Vessels

All new Documented Vessels require the following items:

  • Documentation paperwork
  • Bill of Sale
  • Documentation number
  • Year built
  • Length
  • Horsepower
  • If the owner is a resident, non-resident, partnership, corporation, business, or trust
  • Location of Vessel
  • If the Vessel used for trade or business
  • New Vessels will be required to pay their sales tax to the State of Maine

Renewal of Documented Vessel 

Requires the following items:

  • Documentation number
  • Year built
  • Length
  • Horsepower
  • Whether the owner is a resident, non-resident, partnership, corporation, business, or trust
  • Location of Vessel
  • If the Vessel used for trade or business