Arizona Boating Information
Registration Questions:(602) 942-3000 ext. 3
Boating Registration Website:
State Tax Department Website:
Registration Grace Period (Days):90 Days
Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:Use tax rate varies based on State Transaction Privilege Tax Rate
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
Boating Law Administrator(501) 525-8606
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