Optional Boat Titling

Optional Titling States and why: *Idaho – 2000 model yr boats or newer.   *Iowa – 17ft boats and above or if there is a lien. *Mississippi – If there is a lien, a boat is titled. *Nebraska – 1972 boats or newer. *North Carolina – If there is a lien, a boat is titled. *Pennsylvania – 1997 boats or...

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Boat Titling State

The list below are the states that require boat titling. Some states, you will find that do not require a title or it is optional if there is a lien. In the blogs to come, I will point out those states as well. * = The states that have a star next to it do not require a title if the boat is U.S. Coast Guard Documented. Oklahoma still issues a title even if a boat is Documented with the Coast Guard. West Virginia is an optional titling state if a vessel is Coast Guard Documented. FYI:  If a state that issues a title to a Coast Guard Documented vessel, there is a bigger risk for fraud....

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