Calculate your boat registration fees, learn about taxes and fees, see rules for mooring, and more.
Calculate your boat registration fees
Fuel tax refunds for marine use
Licenses, passes, and education
You may need a license or pass, or training for some activities.
Get a fishing license from the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Purchase a Discover Pass to enjoy state parks, water-access points, and trails. You can purchase an annual pass or a one-day pass.
You can also purchase a Discover Pass when you renew your vehicle tabs.
Mandatory boater education
Per state law, everyone who operates a boat must complete the mandatory boater education course. Find out how to get the Washington State Boater Education card.
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office boater portal
Visit the WSRCO boating portal for education, weather and tides, fishing licenses, and more.
Washington State Parks boater safety
Launch, moorage, and pumpout in state parks
Learn about launching and mooring, and emptying your boat when visiting state park waterways.
Boat launch locations
Find out where you can launch your boat in over 40 beautiful Washington state parks.
Learn about moorage locations and fees in state sarks.
Find out where you can properly dispose of boat sewage in state parks.
We all must work together to protect public health and conserve Washington waters.
Aquatic invasive species
You must properly decontaminate your boat, trailer, and gear before entering Washington. Learn how you can prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species.
Clean, green boating
You can help keep our waters clean by making sure fuel goes only in your tank, not in the water. Learn about your environmental responsibilities as a boater.
Puget Sound: No Discharge Zone
Puget Sound officially designated No Discharge Zone. This will protect shellfish, public health, and water quality. Learn about No Discharge Zones.