Ohio Watercraft Forms

Here are links to some of the most commonly used forms from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. You can find their entire library here.

 Required Equipment for Boats in Ohio

 Certified Watercraft Registration Application and Affidavit of Ownership (DNR 8460R)

 Change of Address/Ownership/Destruction of Watercraft (DNR 8455)

 Duplicate Registration or Decal (DNR 8456)

 Registration Application for a Documented Vessel (DNR 8511)

 Watercraft/Outboard Motor Affidavit of Ownership (DNR 8503)

 HIN Application / Vessel/Motor Inspection (DNR 8509)

 Title Search Request (DNR 8513)

 Affidavit of Surviving Spouse (DNR 8514)

 Minor Consent Form (DNR 8515)

 Request for Refund (DNR 8206)


Boat Accident Reporting Form is required when a boating accident results in: loss of life or disappearance from a vessel, an injury that requires treatment beyond first aid, or combined damage in excess of $500.

 US Coast Guard Boating Accident Report

 US Coast Guard Reporte Del Accidente En Barcos De Recreación


Be sure to keep good records in case of theft.

 Download the Boat/Motor Theft Data Sheet (DNR 8256)

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