Small Watercraft

ORS 830.795
Issuance of certificate of number and validation stickers

  • stickers placed on boats


Subject to the provisions of ORS 830.800 (Expiration of certificate of number), if the application is in order, the State Marine Board shall issue to the owner a certificate of number which shall state the identifying number awarded to the boat, the name and address of the owner, the description of the boat, the issue date and the expiration date of the certificate of number. The certificate of number shall be pocket size.


The board shall issue a set of validation stickers bearing the year through which the certificate of number is issued. The stickers shall be placed three inches to the rear of the identifying number placed on the boat as required by ORS 830.780 (Identifying number on forward half of boat). [Formerly 488.735]


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Mar. 11, 2023