You must title and register your boat in Washington State within 60 days of moving to Washington. If you live in Washington and are buying a boat you must transfer the title and register within 15 days.
To title and register your vessel in Washington State you will need:
- For a new vessel, Manufacturer's Statement/ Certificate of Origin
- For a used vessel, the current title and registration. If a lien holder holds the title, you will need a fax or photocopy of the title being held by the lien holder. If your title has been lost you must apply for a duplicate title from the state of issuance.
- Proof of sales tax paid
- Vessel Data/Use Tax Form