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Registration fees

Registration fees are based upon the length of the boat. Current fees:

Motorized boats less than 16 feet in length $22
Motorized boats 16 feet to less than 26 feet in length $32
Motorized boats 26 feet to less than 40 feet in length $60
Motorized boats 40 foot and over in length $100
Non-motorized sailboats $17
Voluntary registration $11
Registration transfer fee $3.75
Replacement registration certificate $2.50
Replacement registration expiration decals $2.50

Titling and Lien Fees (in addition to registration fees)

Title issuance fee $5
Replacement Title fee $5
Lien filing fee $5

See the Boat Registration and Titling Application (Form 9400-193) for a complete list of fees.

Sales Taxes

  • State Sales Tax: a 5% sales tax must be collected for all nonexempt private party or dealer sales. County and stadium use taxes may also apply and are based on where the boat is customarily used while in Wisconsin.
  • Sales Tax: if the boat is customarily kept in a county that has adopted a county tax, a 1/2% county tax must be paid.
  • Baseball Stadium Tax: if the boat is customarily kept in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Washington or Waukesha County, a 1/10% baseball stadium tax must be paid.
  • For more information related to Wisconsin Sales Tax, please visit the Wisconsin Department of Revenue or by calling (608) 266-2776.
Last revised: Wednesday July 03 2019