Michigan Boating Information
Registration Questions:(601) 432-2400
Boating Registration Website:http://www.mdwfp.com/license/boating
State Tax Department Website:http://www.dor.ms.gov
Registration Grace Period (Days):60 days
Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:7%
Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:Yes
State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:No
Boat Titles Issued:Yes
Notes:Vessels documented with the US Coast Guard do not need to be registered with the state, Titles issued for outboard motors.
Boating Law Administrator(601) 432-2182
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:53'
Minimum Weight Requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:2000 lbs.
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Yes
Brake Lights:Yes
Clearance Lights:Yes
License Light:Yes
Turn Signals:Yes
Breakaway Breaks:No
Two Trailers:Yes
Oversize Permit Office:(601) 359-1543
For specific questions about boating issues or BoatUS Government Affairs, please e-mail the department at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com