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You must meet the following qualifications and requirements before obtaining a boat dealership license:
  • Zoning approval from the township
  • Photographs of the building and sign
  • A notarized statement on your letterhead confirming that you will not use the registration for pleasure purposes and that you are not applying for a dealership license to avoid paying sales tax. You must also estimate the number of new and used boats you will sell in a year
  • A copy of a Certificate of Authority issued by the Division of Taxation. To register, call the Division of Taxation at (609) 292-6400
  • If your business is a corporation or an LLC you must submit a copy of your formation or your corporation papers
  • A Certificate of Insurance is required that reflects Yacht Dealer liability – covering demos and test rides on all owned boats
  • A business check for $75 made payable to: New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.
  • Upon receipt of the above items, an inspection will be conducted. Once approved, you will receive your registration through the mail
  • Download the boat dealer registration application [859k pdf]

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The Chief Administrator of MVC may suspend or revoke your registration privilege at any time for non-compliance with the terms and condition of its issuance





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Last Updated: April 23, 2009