Find out how to get, transfer or personalise your vessel registration.
In this section...
The steps required to register your vessel on NSW navigable waterways
Buying or selling a boat? You'll need to transfer the registration or lodge a Notice of Disposal.
Requirements to prove your identity when applying for an initial, transferring or personalising a vessel registration.
Find out about Hull Identification Numbers (HIN), when and where you need one on your boat, and where to get one affixed.
You can use a vessel registered in another Australian state or territory, or overseas, on NSW navigable waters.
Registered vessels must display a registration number and safety label.
Express an part of your personality with a customised vessel registration number.
Fees and charges for vessel registrations.
How we can help if you've been affected by a natural disaster or emergency.
Questions and answers about registration.