Boat Donation — Mississippi - MS— Donate A Boat
Boat Registration and Title Information
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Mississippi - MS - boat registration and title information.
1. What boats must be registered in Mississippi?
Mississippi law requires all sailboats and every undocumented vessel equipped with propulsion machinery, whether or not such machinery is the principal source of propulsion, using the territorial and navigable waters of the State of Mississippi to be registered and numbered for identification. No person may operate or give permission for the operation of any boat powered by machinery unless it is registered and numbered in accordance with the law. The owner of any vessel required to be numbered has ten (10) days from the date for acquisition to register the boat.
2. What fees are associated with the registration of my boat?
Fees for the award of certificates of number for original, transfer, renewals, livery, dealer and duplicate shall be as follows:
a) Less than 16 feet $5.00
b) 16 feet but less than 26 feet $15.00
c) 26 feet and over $30.00
d) Dealer Number $25.00
e) Duplicate $5.00
3. Where can I find an Application for a Motor Boat Registration?