A: Boat registrations expire every 3 years on June 30th.
You can register your boat online here: much does it cost to register my boat?
A: The operator of every vessel is required by the Illinois Boat Registration Act of 1959 to file a report in writing whenever a boating accident results in loss of life, injury to a person or property damage in excess of 00.
All persons involved in an incident resulting in serious personal injury, death, or damage to property from any action directly involved in a hunting, snowmobiling, or boating activity, must report such incident to the IDNR within (5) days.
A person on active duty in the Armed Forces, who entered the service from Illinois and is an Illinois resident, may fish without a license while on leave.
The Boating Accident Form can be found here: Accident A: No person under 10 years of age may operate a motorboat.
A: You can get your license directly from DNR Direct license and permit vendors, online through the IDNR website, or by calling 1-888-6PERMIT (1-888-673-7648). For online sales and a list of vendors, see: A: Maybe.