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Boating - Title and Register a Watercraft or Outboard Motor in SC

Magistrate's Sale, Lien for Storage, Mechanics Lien

The person awarded the boat/motor by the court order must put it in their name. Once in their name they may sell the boat/motor.

  1. Paid property tax receipt in your name for the coming year from your county of residence.
  2. Watercraft/Outboard Motor Application (completed and signed)
  3. Signed Court Order or Affidavit of Repossession
  4. Fees:
    • SC Title and Registration $20
    • SC Motor Title $10