Georgia Boating Information
Registration Questions:(800) 366-2661
Boating Registration Website:
State Tax Department Website:
Registration Grace Period (Days):Registration required after 60 days of continuous use in Georgia
Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:4%
Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:Yes
State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:Yes
Boat Titles Issued:No
Notes:Local sales and use tax also apply
Boating Law Administrator(770) 918-6408
Maximum Speed Limit:Posted Speed Limit
Maximum Dimensions For Trailer:N/A L x 8'6"W x 13' 6"H
Maximum Overall Length with Vehicle & Trailer:60'
Minimum Weight Requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:1500 lbs.
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Yes
Brake Lights:Yes
Clearance Lights:Yes
License Light:Yes
Turn Signals:Yes
Breakaway Breaks:Yes
Two Trailers:No
Insurance:Not required specifically for the trailer, may fall under the vehicle insurance.
Oversize Permit Office:(800) 570-5428
For specific questions about boating issues or BoatUS Government Affairs, please e-mail the department at

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