"Boat Registration Application" - Delaware

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Delaware Fish & Wildlife
Boat Registration Office
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-9916 / Fax: (302) 739-1317
State of Principal Operation* DELAWARE
VESSEL REGISTRATION APPLICATION
**OFFICE USE ONLY**
Reason for Application:
☐ New ☐ Transfer ☐ Renew
DL # _______________________________
FORM # _________________________
☐ 1 Year
☐ 3 Years
NOTICE: VESSELS CAN ONLY BE REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF PRINCIPLE OPERATION*. (If you do not use your vessel in
Delaware waters more often than waters of another state during the calendar year, you cannot register your vessel in Delaware.)
Do you intend to operate this vessel outside the waters of the U.S. and its territories?
YES
NO
Please print or type; mark an “X” on appropriate line for EACH category.
HULL MATERIAL
PROPULSION TYPE
PRIMARY OPERATION
Rubber/Vinyl/Canvas
AT
Air Thrust
Steel
☐ Aluminum
AL
RV
ML
Manual
CH
Charter Fishing
DL
Dealer/Manu Demo
FI
☐ Fiberglass
ST
OT
Other
CF
Commercial Fishing
PL
Pleasure
OT
☐ Other
PR
Propeller
CO
Commercial Other
RL
Rental/Lease
WD
☐ Wood
☐ Plastic
PL
SL
Sail
CP
Commercial Passenger
DO
Documented
WJ
Water Jet
VESSEL TYPE
FUEL
ENGINE DRIVE TYPE
AB
Air Boat
OT
Other
IN
Inboard
AS
Auxiliary Sail
PC
Paddle Craft
DI
Diesel
OT
Other
CB
Cabin Motorboat
PB
Pontoon Boat
EL
Electric
OU
Outboard
HB
House Boat
PW
Personal Watercraft
GA ☐
Gasoline
PD
Pod Drive
IN
Inflatable
RB
Row Boat
OT ☐
Other
SD
Stern Drive
OM
Open Motorboat
SO
Sail Only
Vessel Name
Length
FT
IN
Make & Model
(if applicable)
Model Year OR
Hull ID #
Year Built
Previous Owner (if applicable)
Number Previously Issued
Lienholder (if applicable) _____________________________________________________________
** ALL INFORMATION IS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION **
*Owner Name (FIRST, MIDDLE, LAST, SUFF.) OR Company Name
*Phone Number
*Email Address
*Owner Address: STREET ADDRESS, PO BOX, CITY, STATE, & ZIP
*Date of Birth
*State ID NUMBER & State of Issue OR Passport
NUMBER/Foreign ID NUMBER & Country of Issue OR File
Number/EIN
Joint Ownership if Watercraft is Owned by More Than One Person (circle one):
AND
/
OR
2
Owner Name (FIRST, MIDDLE, LAST, SUFF.) OR Company Name
Phone Number
Email Address
nd
Owner Address: STREET ADDRESS, PO BOX, CITY, STATE, & ZIP
Date of Birth
State ID NUMBER & State of Issue OR Passport
NUMBER/Foreign ID NUMBER & Country of Issue OR File
Number/EIN
3
Owner Name (FIRST, MIDDLE, LAST, SUFF.) OR Company Name
Phone Number
Email Address
rd
Owner Address: STREET ADDRESS, PO BOX, CITY, STATE, & ZIP
Date of Birth
State ID NUMBER & State of Issue OR Passport
NUMBER/Foreign ID NUMBER & Country of Issue OR File
Number/EIN
initial
I certify under penalty of perjury that I/we am/are the legal owner(s), or agents thereof, of the vessel described in this ap plication and that Delaware is the
“State of Principal Operation” for this vessel.
initial
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of Delaware that the foregoing is true and correct.
initial
I also acknowledge that I must notify the Division of Fish & Wildlife within 15 days of the owner(s) change of address and/or if the vessel is sold, destroyed,
abandoned, becomes documented, or is no longer principally operated in the waters of Delaware.
NOTICE: False statements made herein are punishable by law pursuant to 11 Del. C. § 1233.
Signature of Owner
Printed Name
Date
Signature Co-Owner (if applicable)
Printed Name
Date
REVISED 12/19
Delaware Fish & Wildlife
Boat Registration Office
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-9916 / Fax: (302) 739-1317
State of Principal Operation* DELAWARE
VESSEL REGISTRATION APPLICATION
**OFFICE USE ONLY**
Reason for Application:
☐ New ☐ Transfer ☐ Renew
DL # _______________________________
FORM # _________________________
☐ 1 Year
☐ 3 Years
NOTICE: VESSELS CAN ONLY BE REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF PRINCIPLE OPERATION*. (If you do not use your vessel in
Delaware waters more often than waters of another state during the calendar year, you cannot register your vessel in Delaware.)
Do you intend to operate this vessel outside the waters of the U.S. and its territories?
YES
NO
Please print or type; mark an “X” on appropriate line for EACH category.
HULL MATERIAL
PROPULSION TYPE
PRIMARY OPERATION
Rubber/Vinyl/Canvas
AT
Air Thrust
Steel
☐ Aluminum
AL
RV
ML
Manual
CH
Charter Fishing
DL
Dealer/Manu Demo
FI
☐ Fiberglass
ST
OT
Other
CF
Commercial Fishing
PL
Pleasure
OT
☐ Other
PR
Propeller
CO
Commercial Other
RL
Rental/Lease
WD
☐ Wood
☐ Plastic
PL
SL
Sail
CP
Commercial Passenger
DO
Documented
WJ
Water Jet
VESSEL TYPE
FUEL
ENGINE DRIVE TYPE
AB
Air Boat
OT
Other
IN
Inboard
AS
Auxiliary Sail
PC
Paddle Craft
DI
Diesel
OT
Other
CB
Cabin Motorboat
PB
Pontoon Boat
EL
Electric
OU
Outboard
HB
House Boat
PW
Personal Watercraft
GA ☐
Gasoline
PD
Pod Drive
IN
Inflatable
RB
Row Boat
OT ☐
Other
SD
Stern Drive
OM
Open Motorboat
SO
Sail Only
Vessel Name
Length
FT
IN
Make & Model
(if applicable)
Model Year OR
Hull ID #
Year Built
Previous Owner (if applicable)
Number Previously Issued
Lienholder (if applicable) _____________________________________________________________
** ALL INFORMATION IS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION **
*Owner Name (FIRST, MIDDLE, LAST, SUFF.) OR Company Name
*Phone Number
*Email Address
*Owner Address: STREET ADDRESS, PO BOX, CITY, STATE, & ZIP
*Date of Birth
*State ID NUMBER & State of Issue OR Passport
NUMBER/Foreign ID NUMBER & Country of Issue OR File
Number/EIN
Joint Ownership if Watercraft is Owned by More Than One Person (circle one):
AND
/
OR
2
Owner Name (FIRST, MIDDLE, LAST, SUFF.) OR Company Name
Phone Number
Email Address
nd
Owner Address: STREET ADDRESS, PO BOX, CITY, STATE, & ZIP
Date of Birth
State ID NUMBER & State of Issue OR Passport
NUMBER/Foreign ID NUMBER & Country of Issue OR File
Number/EIN
3
Owner Name (FIRST, MIDDLE, LAST, SUFF.) OR Company Name
Phone Number
Email Address
rd
Owner Address: STREET ADDRESS, PO BOX, CITY, STATE, & ZIP
Date of Birth
State ID NUMBER & State of Issue OR Passport
NUMBER/Foreign ID NUMBER & Country of Issue OR File
Number/EIN
initial
I certify under penalty of perjury that I/we am/are the legal owner(s), or agents thereof, of the vessel described in this ap plication and that Delaware is the
“State of Principal Operation” for this vessel.
initial
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of Delaware that the foregoing is true and correct.
initial
I also acknowledge that I must notify the Division of Fish & Wildlife within 15 days of the owner(s) change of address and/or if the vessel is sold, destroyed,
abandoned, becomes documented, or is no longer principally operated in the waters of Delaware.
NOTICE: False statements made herein are punishable by law pursuant to 11 Del. C. § 1233.
Signature of Owner
Printed Name
Date
Signature Co-Owner (if applicable)
Printed Name
Date
REVISED 12/19
INSTRUCTIONS
The following documents must accompany applications for vessels to be REGISTERED in Delaware:
New Vessel
 Original Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin or Builder’s Certificate assigned to purchaser(s)
and original Bill of Sale (if Certificate of Origin or Builder’s Certificate is not assigned to
purchaser(s)
Used Vessel
 Original Title
o Seller must complete purchaser information and sign title
o If Title has not been signed, seller must complete a notarized bill of sale with a complete
description of vessel
 Original Registration (non-title states only)
o Seller must complete a notarized bill of sale with complete description of vessel
 Federal Documentation
o Photocopy of seller’s most recent Certificate of Documentation
o Seller must complete a notarized bill of sale with complete description of vessel
 Lien release (if applicable)
 Deceased Owner
o Copy of Death Certificate
o Copy of Short Form stating Administrator
o If sold, copy of notarized bill from Administrator
 Home Made Boat
o First time registration must be done through Dover office
o Notarized statement from builder and a witness with full description of boat Copies of
invoices for materials purchased
o Picture of completed boat
Checks are payable to: DIVISION OF FISH & WILDLIFE
THREE
REGISTRATION FEES
ANNUAL
YEAR
CLASS A – LESS THAN 16’
$20.00
$60.00
CLASS 1 – 16’ OR OVER AND LESS THAN 26’
$40.00
$120.00
CLASS 2 – 26’ OR OVER AND LESS THAN 40’
$60.00
$180.00
CLASS 3 – 40’ OR OVER AND LESS THAN 65’
$100.00
$300.00
CLASS 4 – 65’ OR OVER AND NOT REQUIRED TO BE DOCUMENTED
$120.00
$360.00
DUPLICATE REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES
$2.30
TRANSFER ONLY (WITH CURRENT REGISTRATION CARD)
$3.45
RAMP CERTIFICATES (FOR OUT OF STATE REGISTERED BOATS)
$35.00
*** BOAT REGISTRATIONS ARE EFFECTIVE FROM JANUARY 1
TO DECEMBER 31
****
ST
ST
*State of Principle Operation means the State in whose waters a boat/vessel is or will be operated most
during the calendar year. (33 C.F.R. § 173.3)
REVISED 12/19
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