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How to Register a Boat or Water Craft in Wyoming

How to Register a Boat or Water Craft in Wyoming

Most new boats must be registered through the Wyoming Game and Fish Department before they can be sailed.

VESSELS THAT REQUIRE REGISTRATION

  1. Any powerboat sailing in Wyoming waters.

VESSELS THAT DO NOT REQUIRE REGISTRATION

  1. Boats owned by the United States, a solitary state, a county, or a municipality for official purposes.
  2. Boats registered in another country temporarily plying in Wyoming waters (less than 90 days).
  3. Boats registered in another state and not being used in Wyoming for more than 90 days.
  4. Any boat that is propelled only by oars or paddles.
  5. Boats registered with the U.S. Coast Guard.

TO REGISTER BY U.S. MAIL

  • You must complete a boat registration application (Wyoming Watercraft Application form) along with proof of ownership such as a bill of sale, previous registration, invoice, bill of lading, sales tax receipt from the department of revenue, certificate of origin, or out-of-state title and the appropriate fee in the form of a check or money order.
  • The boat registration application and proof of ownership can also be mailed to:
    Wyoming Game and Fish Department
    Watercraft Section
    5400 Bishop Blvd.
    Cheyenne, WY 82006-0001    

FEES

Boat registration fees are standardized as $15 for one year and $40 for 3 years, irrespective of the size or type of the boat.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • The vessel registration number, the hull identification number and the current decals must be clearly displayed on the vessel, according to Wyoming requirements.
  • For additional information, call 1-307-777-4600 to get your free copy of the Wyoming Boating Guide.
 

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