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PWE- Boat Insp Svc (Annual Motorized)
All watercraft are required to be inspected for aquatic invasive species and to display a valid aquatic invasive species permit sticker prior to launching and while operating on Lake Whatcom or Lake Samish.
Annual Permits for Motorized/Registered Watercraft can be purchased here by completing the required fields below in the prescribed format (for example, Boat Registration # = WN 0041 NV). 3-Day Passes for Motorized/Registered Watercraft can be purchased at the time of inspection only.
Discounts for completing the Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Course will only be applied to permits being purchased in person at the time of inspection. To receive your discount, you will need to bring a copy of your Certificate of Completion as well as a photo ID to your inspection. On-line purchases of aquatic invasive species permits will not be discounted and no refund will be provided for completing the Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Course at any time.
Annual Permit for Motorized/Registered Watercraft ($50)
If multiple boats are being permitted, complete the registration process for the first boat. Before making your payment, select "Add & Return," select boat inspection permit and the type of permit, and complete the registration process for the next boat. The total amount due in your shopping cart should reflect the amount due for the total number of boats you have registered.
Please print a copy of your online receipt and bring it with you to the inspection station. You will receive your Annual Permit sticker, to be affixed to your boat, after passing the inspection.
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