Nevada Boating Information
Registration Questions:(775) 688-1511
Boating Registration Website:
State Tax Department Website:
Registration Grace Period (Days):90 days
Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:6.85%
Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:Yes
State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:Yes
Boat Titles Issued:Yes
Notes:Local Sales and Use Tax also apply.
Boating Law Administrator(702) 486-5127 ext. 3401
Maximum Speed Limit:Posted Speed Limit
Maximum Dimensions For Trailer:8.6' W x 14'H
Maximum Overall Length with Vehicle & Trailer:70'
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
Insurance:Not required specifically for the trailer, may fall under the vehicle insurance.
ODV Permit Office:(800) 552-2127
For specific questions about boating issues or BoatUS Government Affairs, please e-mail the department at

Nevada Boating Alerts:

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