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Recreational Vehicle Registration
| Boat Registration
Application for Boats, Snowmobiles, ATVs and ORVs (PDF)
Items needed when transferring a boat:
The following craft do not need to be registered:
Sales of boats and other watercraft in Iowa are subject to the state sales tax of 6% plus local option taxes, if any. This applies to sales by Individuals, as well as dealers.
Anyone purchasing a boat from an individual should obtain a receipt that shows the cost of the boat. The buyer will then pay the sales tax on the cost of the boat to the County Recorder.
If a trailer is purchased with the boat, the 5% motor vehicle use tax is paid to the County Treasurer.
You should bring:
1215 Edgington Avenue, Suite 4Eldora, IA 50627
Monday - Friday
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Recorder and Registrar of Vital Statistics
Phone : (641) 939-8178