|Registration Questions:||(877) 898-2628|
|Boating Registration Website:||http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/boating/registration/|
|State Tax Department Website:||http://www.tax.virginia.gov|
|Registration Grace Period (Days):||90 days|
|Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:||2%|
|Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:||Yes|
|State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:||No|
|Boat Titles Issued:||Yes|
|Notes:||$2,000 Maximum Sales Tax; State decal for documented vessels is available upon request.|
State Fuel Tax Refunds:
All recreational boaters can apply for a $0.175 per-gallon refund of the state sales tax on highway gasoline, and a $0.16 per-gallon refund on state tax on highway diesel fuel. To qualify, one must purchase at least 5 gallons of fuel per purchase. The refund is available to everyone who applies, not just VA residents.
The forms can be found at any Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) office in Virginia. Click here to download a refund application online, and search for form TS217. For more information, call (804) 367-1831 or (800) 823-8357.
We do not have any boating issues to report for Virginia at this time. If you have a boating related alert please email us at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com