New Boat Registration Checklist

Here's what you need to bring to the DMV to apply for your boat registration:

Click to check/uncheck the box.a completed Boat Registration / Title Application (MV-82B)

Click to check/uncheck the box.proof of ownership (see the list of acceptable proof in New York State DMV – Boat / Vessel Registration Information)

Click to check/uncheck the box.proof of identity

Click to check/uncheck the box.the bill of sale if purchased from a licensed NY State boat dealer (this can also serve as proof of sales tax payment)

Click to check/uncheck the, check, money order, or credit/debit card for payment of fees and sales tax (or proof of sales tax payment or exemption)

For a detailed explanation of each item, go to:



Boat Registration / Title Application (MV-82B):