ATV, Snowmobile, and Boat Registration

Town of Gorham Registration
 

The State of Maine has authorized the Town to register the following at the Town office:

  1. ATVs
  2. Snowmobiles
  3. Boats

Online Registration Renewal
 

Snowmobile and ATV registration renewals can also be processed online through the State Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website.


ATVs

New Registration:

ItemFee
State Registration Fee$40.00
Town Agent Fee$2.00
Sales Tax for a Private Sale5% of Purchase Price

Paperwork Required:

  1. Bill of Sale
  2. Green Sales Tax Form (if purchased from a dealer)

Re-Registration:

ItemFee
State Registration Fee$40.00
Town Agent Fee$1.00

Paperwork Required:

  1. Old Registration

Boats

New Registration:

ItemFee
0-10 HSP Motor$26.00 with milfoil ($16.00 without milfoil)
11-50 HSP Motor$31.00 with milfoil ($21.00 without milfoil)
51 - 115 HSP Motor$37.00 with milfoil ($27.00 without milfoil)
116 & Higher Motor$45.00 with milfoil ($35.00 without milfoil)
Personal Watercraft$45.00 with milfoil ($35.00 without milfoil)
Town Agent Fee$2.00
Sales Tax for a Private Sale5.5% of Purchase Price
Lake & River Protection Sticker (Resident)$10.00 (boats registered in Maine)
Lake & River Protection Sticker (Nonresident)$20.00 (boats not registered in Maine & Sea Planes)
Excise TaxBased on year, length of boat, & motor horsepower

Paperwork Required:

  1. Bill of Sale (including Maine registration numbers if boat is used)
  2. Green Sales Tax Form (if purchased from a dealer)

Re-Registration:

ItemFee
0-10 Horsepower of Motor$10.00
11-50 Horsepower of Motor$15.00
51-115 Horsepower of Motor$21.00
Over 115 Horsepower of Motor$29.00
Personal Watercraft (i.e. Jet Ski)$29.00
Town Agent Fee$1.00
Excise TaxBased on year, length of boat, & motor horsepower

Paperwork Required:

  1. Old Registration

Duplicate Registrations/Transfers:

ItemFee
Duplicate Registration$2.00
Duplicate Registration and Stickers$3.00 (must re-purchase Lake & River Protection Stickers full price)
Resident Transfers$5.00 registration fee (in addition to agent fee & difference in excise tax for boats)

Lake & River Protection Stickers:

Prevention of milfoil in Maine waterways has become a very high priority for the State of Maine.  A new law was passed requiring the display of a special Lake & River Protection Sticker to launch a boat on inland waters.   The cost of these stickers are:

ItemFee
Resident$10.00 (to be displayed on boats registered in the State of Maine)
Nonresident (Other)$20.00t (to be displayed on boats that are registered outside of the State of Maine)