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Boat, ATV, ORM, ORV and Snowmobile Licenses



Small Bullet 4 Items needed when transferring a boat:
 
• Bill of Sale
• Most recent registration (signature of seller required on backside of registration)
• Title, if applicable (signature of seller required on backside of title)
• Proof sales tax has been paid, if applicable
• Application for Registration, Title and Security Interest

Small Bullet 4State Sales Tax Information:
 
• Sales of boats and other watercraft in Iowa are subject to the state sales tax of 6 percent plus local option taxes, if any. This applies to sales by Individuals, as well as, dealers.
• Anyone purchasing a boat from an individual should obtain a receipt that shows the cost of the boat. The buyer will then pay the sales tax on the cost of the boat to the County Recorder.
• If a trailer is purchased with the boat, the 5% motor vehicle use tax is paid to the County Treasurer.
 
  

Small box bullet DNR Boat Fees

Application for Transfer & Renewal Abobe Icon
Affidavit for Unregistered or Untitled Abobe Icon
Sales Tax Affidavit Abobe Icon
Bill Of Sale Abobe Icon

2017 Boat Fees

PLEASE NOTE:  We do not process registrations and titles after 4:45.

REGISTRATION EXCEPTIONS:
Canoes (no motor) 13 feet or less in length do not need registered
Inflatable vessels 7 feet in or less do not need registered
Kayaks 13 feet or less in length do not need registered

Transfer
Duplicate Registration
Duplicate Decals
Title
Lien
Late Fee
$3.75
$3.75
$3.75
$12.75
$12.75
$5.00

 

 

Small box bulletATV, ORM, ORV and Snowmobile Registrations

Application for Renewal, Transfer & Duplicate Abobe Icon
Affidavit for Unregistered or Untitled Abobe Icon
Sales Tax Affidavit Abobe Icon
Bill Of Sale Abobe Icon

Snowmobiles & ATVs are renewed annualy and valid Jan 1 - Dec 31.

Renewal
New/Transfer
Title
Lien
Duplicate
Late Fee

$17.75
$17.75
$11.50
$11.50
$7.75
$5.00

 

 

Small box bulletConservation Officers  

IOWA DNR:  www.iowadnr.com , (515) 281-5918

Erika Billerbeck (319) 330-9710
Brad Baker (319) 430-1630

 

 

Small box bulletOHV (Off Highway Vehicle) Park Maps   

Select a map from the box. Maps are in PDF format.