Outdoor recreation can play a vital role in protecting ournatural resources. When you register your boat, you do your part insustaining resources that promote safe and responsible use of ournation's waters. Your registration dollars also help pay formarinas, boat ramps, lake clean up and much more.
Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD):
The WGFD is responsible for regulating the state boating laws inWyoming.
All boats propelled by machinery, including gasoline, diesel andelectric motors, and principally operated on Wyoming waters must beregistered with the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission (WGFD).Exceptions to this law include the following:
Boat owners must keep their Certificate of Ownership in a safeplace.
NOTE On the reverse of the Certificate ofOwnership there is an application for the transfer ofownership.
Upon receipt of the Certificate please note the following:
If you lose or destroy your Certificate of Number or decals, youmust apply for a duplicate and submit a processing fee.
Successful registration results in a certificate of number and adecal. Your registration MUST be kept on board the vessel at alltimes. (It is advisable to keep the registration in a dry-bag onboard.) Boat numbers must:
For example: WY-1234-A or WY 1234 A. This is a federal and staterequirement.
Lack of the correct documentation can result in delays andfines.
Make sure all boats are properly marked and documented. It'simportant to keep your papers with the boat - be particularly awarewhen transferring ownership of your vessel.
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