Transfer an unregistered boat
If you acquire a boat with expired South Australian registration, you will need to re-register the boat in your name.
Who is this for
People who have bought an unregistered boat and wish to re-register it as the new owner.
What you need
A $18 transfer fee applies.
You need to pay a renewal fee. No concessions are available.
How to apply
Complete an application for new owner re-registration
Return the form to a Service SA customer service centre with:
- registration fee and facilities levy for the period required
- proof of vessel ownership
- evidence of identity.
Contact Service SA
COVID-SAfe Check-In will roll out from 1 December 2020.
Only send general enquiries online. Service SA will respond within three working days.
If the matter is urgent or is specifically about your current licence or registration, please phone or visit a customer service centre instead.
Call Service SA Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays on:
- 13 10 84 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm
- +61 8 8463 3490 for overseas callers between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm
Service SA Customer Service Centre locations and opening hours.