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Vermont Registration and Title FAQ and Documents

FAQ
Vermont Registration and Title Information
Summary of boat registration and titling rules in Vermont
How do you register a boat in Vermont?
In Vermont, you can register your boat in person or by mail.
Where do you register your boat in Vermont?
In Vermont, you register your boat at the DMV
What boats are required to be registered in Vermont?
All vessels with motors are required to be registered in Vermont
What boats do not require registration in Vermont?
Vessels without motors are not required to be registered in Vermont
Are USCG documented boats required to be registered in Vermont?
USCG documented boats are required to be registered in Vermont
How much does it cost to register a boat in Vermont?
To register a boat in Vermont, the fees are as follows: • <16' $31.00 • 16' - 25' 11" $49.00 • 26' - <40' $80.00 • 40' And Over $153.00
How much does it cost to get a duplicate boat registration in Vermont?
A duplicate boat registration in Vermont costs $3
How much does it cost to get a duplicate boat decal in Vermont?
There is no fee for a duplicate boat decal in Vermont
How much does it cost to transfer a boat registration in Vermont?
Transfering a boat registration in Vermont will cost you $6
Does Vermont title boats?
Boats are titled in Vermont
Where do you title your boat in Vermont?
In Vermont, boats are titled through the DMV
What boats are required to be titled in Vermont?
Boats that are required to be titled in Vermont include: • Vessels that are 15 years old or newer, based on calendar year, with a length of 16 ft. or longer (including shuttlecraft). • Any vessel which is a canoe, kayak, or similar watercraft designed to be manually propelled or such a vessel equipped with a motor of 10 horsepower or less. • Any vessel regularly engaged in the interstate transportation of persons or property for which a currently effective certificate of title has been issued in another state. • Any vessel owned by the United States Government, unless it is registered in this state. • Any vessel owned by a manufacturer or dealer and held for sale.
What boats do not require a title in Vermont?
The following boats are exempt from titling in Vermont: 1. Any vessel which is a canoe, kayak, or similar watercraft designed to be manually propelled or such a vessel equipped with a motor of 10 horsepower or less 2. Any vessel regularly engaged in the interstate transportation of persons or property for which a currently effective certificate of title has been issued in another state. 3. Any vessel owned by the United States Government, unless it is registered in this state. 4. Any vessel owned by a manufacturer or dealer and held for sale.
How much does it cost to title a boat in Vermont?
It costs $22 to title a boat in Vermont
How much does it cost to get a duplicate boat title in Vermont?
A duplicate boat title in Vermont costs $22
How much does it cost to transfer a boat title in Vermont?
It will cost you $22 to transfer a boat title in Vermont
How much does it cost to record a lien on a boat in Vermont?
Recording a lien in Vermont will cost you $11 per lien
Does Vermont issue e-titles for boats?
Vermont does not issue e-titles for boats.
Does Vermont require boat inspections?
Vermont does not require an inspection to register a boat.
What is the sales tax rate for boats in Vermont?
The sales tax rate on boats in Vermont is 6%
Does Vermont have an annual tax on boats?
Vermont does not have an annual tax on boats.
Helpful Links for Vermont:
Off-Road Vehicle Titles | Department of Motor Vehicles Forms & Manuals | Department of Motor Vehicles Registering Your Motorboat | Department of Motor Vehicles

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