Government Affairs State Boating Info Oregon Boating News

Oregon Boating News

January 1, 2010
New Permits Required

All Boats 10 feet or longer, including non motorized, are required to have a permit issued by the state. The $5 for residents and $20 for non-residents annual permit fee will be used to fund programs to prevent invasive species. For boats that have an Oregon state registration, the fee is included the cost of their registration. The permits can be obtained at locations that sell fishing licenses for an additional $2 service fee or at the following web site:

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Onlien License Sales

For specific questions about boating issues or BoatUS Government Affairs, please e-mail the department at
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