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Boating Registration & Licenses

We administer the state's boat registration program as well as the issuance of licenses for commercial and recreational fishing/shell fishing. This involves the licensing of approximately 32,000 boats yearly. The associated fees are processed and all necessary records kept for each individual registration.

Contact the Boating Office
235 Promenade St.
Providence, RI 02908
Office Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Phone: (401) 222-6647 (Boating)
Phone: (401) 222-3576 (Licenses)
Fax: 401-222-1181