NEW! At the end of this transaction, you can download and print a temporary certificate of registration valid for 10 days for use while you wait for your registration documents to come in the mail.
Note: You can now receive inspection and registration renewals reminders by email, and renew your registrations online with a new, easy renewal transaction. Sign up for My Registrations and Paperless Reminders.
1. Determine if you are eligible:
Your boat must be eligible for renewal, the registration must be valid (not suspended or revoked) and the registration must expire within the next 75 days.
Your mailing address on DMV files must be your current address. Your new documents can be sent only to the address on the DMV record.
You cannot change your address during this transaction. You can first change your address online, and then process this transaction.
You can download and print a temporary certificate of registration at the end of your transaction. The temporary certificate is valid for 10 days and is not transferrable.
You must provide an e-mail address so the DMV can send you a confirmation. If the e-mail address you enter is blocked or protected, it can prevent the delivery of the confirmation e-mail. Your e-mail program must be able to receive e-mail from addresses that include the domain: dmv.ny.gov.