Online Boat Registration Renewal
Security Notice

IMPORTANT NOTICE
You are about to begin a transaction that will involve sending certain personal information over the Internet, a public communication network. Unless you use adequate security software any information you send over the Internet may be viewable by other Internet users.

USE OF SECURE BROWSER
To insure a reasonable degree of security for your request for renewal of your watercraft registration you must use a Web browser with secure socket layer (SSL) capability. If you do not use a SSL compatible browser, we may not be able to process your request.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
The accuracy and completeness of the data you enter is key to a correct and successful transaction. If you enter incomplete or inaccurate information, your transaction may not be processed. Neither the Ohio Department of Natural Resources nor the state of Ohio is responsible if you submit inaccurate or incomplete information.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR USERS OF PUBLIC COMPUTERS
If you use a computer at a public location, such as a library, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your personal information, including credit card account numbers.

SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY
We will process your transaction by a state-of-the-art system that has been designed in accordance with good commercial practices; however, neither the Ohio Department of Natural Resources nor the state of Ohio can guarantee that all transactions submitted through this system will be received and successfully completed.

FIREWALLS
Our firewalls are a complex system of hardware and software that allows us to strictly regulate information and data that can enter and exit our servers. This insures that only authorized access occurs. No Internet customer information is stored on our Internet servers. Records are stored in separate databases not directly connected to the Internet.

CONFIRMATION OF COMPLETED TRANSACTION
You will see a confirmation screen when you complete your transaction. We strongly recommend that you print and keep a copy of the confirmation page. You should also receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours of completing your transaction. If you do not receive an email, contact us at wcrenewal@dnr.state.oh.us so that we can determine if your transaction was completed.

PAYMENT INFORMATION
Your payment information is encrypted to prevent unauthorized access. We retain only the payment information necessary to verify the transaction.