TPWD Office Locations for Registration and Titles
(Boats/Outboard Motors)

Purchasing Used Vessels/Outboard MotorsDO NOT purchase a used boat or outboard motor without receiving a title signed on the front and back along with a bill of sale from the person(s) listed on the title or from their legally documented representative. If a legal representative signs the title for the recorded owner(s), you must obtain a copy of the documentation authorizing them to act on behalf of the owner(s). Texas Parks and Wildlife is not authorized to register/title boat trailers, those are handled by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles through your local County Tax offices.

New Requirements - September 12, 2016
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 33 Navigation & Navigable Waters, Section 174 will require the collection and recording of:

FEDERAL EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (EIN) for companies/businesses/trusts/estates/other entities
(NOT Texas State Comptroller tax identification number)
to process the following transactions:

TPWD office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. Please be advised, at this time TPWD offices are unable to accept credit cards for all boat/outboard motor transactions. Toll free phone number 1-800-262-8755.

County Tax Office Locations for Registration and Titles (Boats/Outboard Motors)

The offices listed below are not TPWD offices and it is recommended that a customer call prior to his/her visit to the office to determine the hours of operation and which boat transactions are accepted (title transfers within or outside of the county or boat registrations).

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