Recreational Vehicle Registration

Recreational Vehicles (Boats, ATVs and Snowmobiles)

New Registrations (Applies to all)

  • If purchased from a Maine dealer, a receipt showing that the Sales Tax has been paid is required.
  • If purchased through a private sale, a Bill of Sale is required.  Sales Tax will be collected at the time of registration.

Boats

  • Registration period is January 1 – December 31
  • Registration and Excise fees vary depending on year, length, and horsepower.
  • Agent fee is $2.00 for new registrations, $1.00 for renewals

Registrations can be done online 

Snowobiles

  • Registration period is July 1 – June 30
  • Registration fee is $33.00
  • Agent fee is $2.00 for new registrations, $1.00 for renewals
  • No Excise Tax on Snowmobiles

Maine Inland Fish and Wildlife has a website that allows Maine residents to re-register Snowmobiles and ATVs online. 

ATVs

  • Registration period is July 1 – June 30
  • Registration fee is $33.00
  • Agent fee is $2 for new registrations, $1 for renewals
  • ATVs are not charged an excise tax