Kansas Boating Information
Registration Questions:(620) 672-5911
Boating Registration Website:http://ksoutdoors.com/Boating/Registering-Your-Boat
State Tax Department Website:http://www.ksrevenue.org/
Registration Grace Period (Days):60 days
Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:6.15%
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. Sales between private individuals may be exempt from sales tax, review state registration and revenue departments' web sites for more information.
Boating Law Administrator(620) 672-0758
Maximum Speed Limit:Posted Speed Limit
Maximum Dimensions For Trailer:N/A' L x 8'6"W x 14' H
Maximum Overall Length with Vehicle & Trailer:65'
Minimum Weight Requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:N/A but vehicle must be able to stop the load within 40' at 20 MPH
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Yes
Brake Lights:Yes
Taillights:Yes
Clearance Lights:Yes
License Light:Yes
Turn Signals:Yes
Reflectors:Yes
Flares:No
Breakaway Brakes:N/A
Tiedowns:Yes
Two Trailers:Yes
Insurance:Yes
Wide Trailer Permit Office:(785) 386-6501
NOTE:Trailers over 2,000 lbs need to be registered in the State of Kansas.
For specific questions about boating issues or BoatUS Government Affairs, please e-mail the department at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com

Kansas Boating Alerts: 

We do not have any current state alerts at this time. If you have a boating related issue please email us at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com