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#07-177 June 18, 2007

Watercraft renewal, other services available online

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources offers online purchasing of watercraft renewals. Watercraft transaction services are available at four offices across the state.

Renewing watercraft registration, receiving duplicate motor decals and registration cards are conveniently available for purchase on the DNR website. For additional questions regarding watercraft titling or registration, email watercraft@dnr.sc.gov, call (803) 734-3857 or (803) 734-3447.

Buying a new boat? Get the facts before you buy at SC BOAT FACTS.

S.C. Boat Facts will allow three inquiry options:

These SC Boating Facts options will make the buyer aware of boat status to help prevent delays in proper titling and registering of boats and motors.

Downloadable applications are also available on the website, which requires printing the form and mailing it into the DNR Watercraft Division, P.O. Box 167, Columbia, SC 29202.

Find information and applications at the following:

DNR operates offices in Charleston (843-953-9301), Clemson (864-654-8266), Columbia (803-734-3447) and Florence (843-661-4766) with watercraft services available for customers. The Clemson and Florence offices offer registration renewals, duplicate watercraft decals and duplicate motor decals. More comprehensive watercraft services such as new watercraft registrations and transfers are offered along with registration renewals, duplicate watercraft decals and duplicate motor decals at the Charleston and Columbia offices.

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