Register a Boat in Arizona

Frequent sunshine and warm weather make Arizona the perfect place for boating. If you have purchased a boat and are ready to apply for your Arizona boat registration, you can find useful links to guide you through the process and check to see if you will need to pay any Arizona boat trailer registration fees.

Register Your Boat

ARIZONA BOATING LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Make all of your Arizona boating trips safe ones by knowing the state laws and regulations. Know what safety equipment you are required to have onboard, check to see which waterways are restricted to electric motors only, know how to properly identify aids to navigation, and be sure to have your current Arizona boat trailer registration.

IT’S NOT A FEE, IT’S A CONTRIBUTION
In order to legally operate your boat on Arizona state waterways, you need to have your boat registered. Arizona boat registration dollars help contribute to the maintenance of state boat ramps, marinas and waterways.

ARIZONA BOAT REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • All motorboats must be registered in Arizona regardless of their size, construction, or type and size of motor.
  • If you are an owner registering a boat in Arizona for the first time is always issued three things: a certificate of number, an AZ number and a set of decals.
  • Fees support boating programs in Arizona including marine law enforcement, educational programs and facilities.