You must transfer your registration and title within 90 days and pay use tax or new resident tax as applicable within 45 working days. A completed vessel boat application form pwd 143 and or outboard motor application form pwd 144.
For boats and or outboard motors last registered titled outsideof texas the following is required.
How to get a title on a boat in texas. A request has been filed with the texas parks and wildlife department to title the following boat s or outboard motor s through the bonded title process for abandoned vessels and outboard motors. To register and or title your boat begin by gathering the following items. Texas parks and wildlife is not authorized to register title boat trailers those are handled by the texas department of motor vehicles through your local county tax offices.
Texas boat vessel outboard motor title service office. If you purchased a used motorboat or outboard motor from a private party seller on craigslist e bay over the internet or from out of the state of texas for which the title and or required legal documentation cannot be obtained call texas boat title at 1 877 845 2368. 1 877 512 2622 need a bonded boat title.
Vessels exempted from titling. Out of state ownership verification the verification must be a computer printout by the state agency which titles registers boats and or outboard motors or a letter on the state agency s letterhead. Check your state s website to determine where you need to register the boat.
512 389 8915 operation game thief. 4200 smith school road austin tx 78744 512 389 4800 800 792 1112 tty. All u s coast guard uscg documented vessels uscg documented vessels require state registration and proof of current uscg documentation.
How to get title for a boat with a bill of sale once the sale is complete the buyer must apply for legal title with the state agency that handles boat registration. If you currently have your vessel registered and or titled in your name in another state you can transfer the registration title to texas. Submit the following to obtain texas registration and title for a vessel.
The texas dmv requires that you are eligible for a bonded title. For this they require an application and a 15 application fee. The texas parks and wildlife department requires you to title and or register a recently purchased vessel within 45 days of the sale date before late fees apply.
It might be the department of motor vehicles dmv or the game and wildlife agency or another agency.