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Boat Registrations

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The Strafford Town Clerk is a Boat Agent for the State of NH. We are happy to register your boat for you.

Boat Registration Renewals can be done in person, by mail or by phone. Add $5 agent fee to the DMV renewal amount
(There is no online renewal option for boat registrations)

In Person: at the Town Clerk’s Office, 12 Mountain View Dr., Strafford (behind the Post Office)

By Mail: Make out Check to “Strafford Town Clerk”

Include Bow Number & Return Address

Mail to: Strafford Town Clerk, PO Box 169, Strafford, NH 03884

By Phone: Call (603)664-2192 X102, Have Bow Number and Credit Card Payment ready


New Boat Registrations can be done in person at the Town Clerk’s Office, 12 Mountain View Dr., Strafford

You will need:


Replacement Registration or Decals

Duplicate Registration: If your current registration was lost or destroyed, you may apply for a duplicate registration in person at the Town Clerk’s Office. There is a $20 charge.

Replacement Decals: If your decals were lost or destroyed, you may apply for replacement decals in person at the Town Clerk’s Office. There is a $4 charge. You must turn in the current validated registration. If you do not have the current validated registration you will have to apply for a duplicate. (See above)


Additional Information:

  • NH registers boats for the calendar year.
  • Notices are mailed to owners by the State of NH early each year.
  • Decals for the year are typically available mid-December.
  • You may renew your boat with just the BOW# if you do not have your notice.
  • NH DMV Boat Registration Information

If you have questions or need assistance contact the Town Clerk’s Office

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