of each motorized watercraft requiring numbering
by this state must file an application for
a registration number with the department,
or its agent, on forms approved by the department.
Except as provided by rule adopted by the
commission, the application shall be signed
by the owner of the motorized watercraft
and shall be accompanied by evidence of ownership and
appropriate registration fee. (Please refer to the Arizona
Boating Laws- Revised Statute, Title 5).
**Please contact the department at 602 942-3000 before registering your watercraft in person or through the mail.
Regulations & Applications
Registration Application [PDF]
The Watercraft Registration Application form must be completed for a new watercraft registration and a transfer of ownership.
of Sale [PDF]
"Bill of sale" means a written agreement transferring ownership of a watercraft
and listing the following: the name of the buyer and seller; the manufacturer
of the watercraft sold, if known; the hull identification number, unless exempted
by R12-4-505; the purchase price and sales tax paid, if any; and the signature
of the seller.
of Gift [PDF]
Required form to transfer the watercraft registration upon gifting
to another person.
This form is required when the watercraft to be registered has a
lien on it, such as a bank loan. The lien holder will and must be
notified of the attempted watercraft registration.
of Loss [PDF]
This form is required to report and request replacement for lost
or damaged registration or decals issued to AZ or Hull Identification