Arizona Boating Information
Registration Questions:(602) 942-3000
Boating Registration Website:
State Tax Department Website:
Registration Grace Period (Days):90 Days
Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:5.6%
Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:Yes
State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:No
Boat Titles Issued:No
Notes:Use tax applies only if the water craft is purchased from a dealer. Use tax does not apply when water craft is purchased from an individual and the watercraft has already been registered in another State

There are no current boating issues. Please check back periodically for updates or email us a story at

Boating Law Administrator(623) 236-7383
Maximum Speed Limit:Posted Speed Limit
Maximum Dimensions For Trailer:40'L x 8.6'W x 13'6''H
Maximum Overall Length with Vehicle & Trailer:65'
Minimum Weight Requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:3000 lbs.
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Yes
Brake Lights:Yes
Clearance Lights:Yes
License Light:Yes
Turn Signals:Yes
Breakaway Breaks:Yes
Overdimensional Permit Applications:(602) 712-8851
For specific questions about boating issues or BoatUS Government Affairs, please e-mail the department at

Arizona Boating Alerts:

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