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Illinois Registered Watercraft

Submittal of an application does not mean a guaranteed approval of an application. We review each transaction on a case by case basis

Used Watercraft - currently issued an Illinois registration number - Class 1 (jet skis/PWCs), Class 2, 3, 4 – that was purchased from an Illinois dealer or retailer

  • Completed Watercraft Application (currently unavailable) – check TRANSFER/RENEWAL box
  • Original Illinois watercraft title or; Power of Attorney form and if applicable, lien release letter
  • Check or money order payable to IDNR (see fee chart)
  • Dealer - ST-556 tax form; Retailer - RUT-25 tax form and Bill of Sale
  • Check or money order payable to Dept of Revenue for tax amount due

Used Watercraft - currently issued an Illinois registration number - Class 1 (EXCEPT jet skis/PWCs) - acquired from an individual

  • Completed Watercraft Application (currently unavailable)  check TRANSFER/RENEWAL box
  • Original Illinois watercraft title or; Power of Attorney form and if applicable, lien release letter
  • Check or money order payable to IDNR (see fee chart)
  • No tax return required

Used Watercraft - currently issued an Illinois registration number - Class 1 (jet skis/PWCs), Class 2, 3, 4 - acquired from an individual

  • Completed Watercraft Application (currently unavailable) - check TRANSFER/RENEWAL box
  • Original Illinois watercraft title or; Power of Attorney form and if applicable, lien release letter
  • Check or money order payable to IDNR (see fee chart)
  • RUT-75 tax form
  • Bill of Sale or Purchase Agreement
  • Check or money order payable to Dept of Revenue for tax amount due