Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
2070 U.S. Hwy. 278, SE, Social Circle, GA 30025
The procedure for transferring ownership of a boat is outlined here. The steps are essentially the same whether the "seller" is a marine dealer, or the "buyer" is an individual purchasing a pre-owned boat from an individual "seller".
If a registered boat is sold or otherwise transferred to another person, the Certificate of Boat Registration must be transferred to the new owner within 15 days.
To transfer the boat registration, submit the following items to the Boat Registration Office of the DNR:
If you have purchased a vessel that has been registered in another state, you must submit: