for a Certificate of Number shall include the following information and shall
be submitted on forms furnished by the Wildlife Resources Agency.
(a) Name and address of owner, including zip
(b) Owner identifier, which
must be the owner's social security number, or date of birth together with
driver's license number, or date of birth together with TWRA Identification
(c) Present TN number (if
any) on vessel;
(d) Hull materials:
Authorized terms are "aluminum," "fiberglass," "plastic," "rubber/vinyl/
canvas," "steel," "wood," or "other";
(e) Type of propulsion: Authorized terms are
"air thrust," "manual," "propeller," "sail," "water jet," or "other."
(f) Fuel: Authorized terms are "electric,"
"diesel," "gas," or "other."
Make and model of vessel.
year of vessel.
(i) Overall length
of vessel (in feet and inches);
Primary operation: Authorized terms are, "charter fishing," "commercial
fishing," "commercial passenger carrying," "dealer or manufacturer
demonstration," "other commercial operation," "pleasure," or "rent or
(k) Signature of
(l) Vessel type: Authorized
terms are "air boat," "auxiliary sail," "cabin motorboat," "houseboat,"
"inflatable boat," "open motorboat," "paddlecraft," "personal watercraft,"
"pontoon boat," "rowboat," "sail only," or "other."
(m) Engine drive type: Authorized terms are
"inboard," "outboard," "pod drive," "sterndrive," or "other."
(n) State of principal operation.
(o) Indicate whether the application is for a
new number, renewal of a number, or transfer of ownership.
(p) Manufacturer's hull identification number
requirements of paragraph (1) shall apply to rental boats, except that a
description of motor, if any, and type of fuel need not be completed on the
application in every case where the engines is not rented as part of the
Paragraph (1) shall apply
for dealers' or manufacturers' vessels except a description of the vessel shall
not be required since the number issued may be transferred from one vessel to
another. In lieu of the description, the word "manufacturer" or "dealer" as
appropriate will be plainly indicated on the application.
(a) Application for a dealer or manufacturer
certificate must be accompanied by a notarized copy (copies) of the
dealer/manufacturer license to conduct such business and the sale tax number
issued to said business.
dealer and manufacturer certificate is to be used only for demonstration and or
testing purposes and may be transferred from boat to boat. However, no
certificate may be used to operate more than one boat at the same time and each
boat operated simultaneously requires a separate certificate.
(4) Application for a duplicate
certificate of Number containing the information as required by paragraph (1)
of these regulations shall be made if the Certificate of Number is lost or
destroyed. Such an application shall be made within fifteen (15) days of loss
(5) The application
for number by a new owner of a vessel bearing a Tennessee number shall, for
purpose of fee, be regarded as an original application for number and the
number issued shall be identical to the previous one, except where a lien
holder requires title or lawful possession by virtue of his lien, in which case
a new number shall be issued.
Applications for a consignment vessel, certificate of number, shall adhere to
the following guidelines:
(a) A consignment
vessel is one which is owned by a vessel manufacturer or boat dealer, and is
consigned to an individual or other entity for a period of time for
demonstration or advertising use, and for which no sale has occurred.
(b) A consignment vessel certificate of
number may only be issued to a vessel manufacturer or boat dealer located in
consignment vessels shall be made using the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
"application for boat certificate of number" (WR0292), and include all
applicable information outlined in
Certificate of Number).
Applications must be accompanied by proof of manufacturer's or dealer's status
which shall include at least the company name, Manufacturer Identification
Code, location of the company office, and United States tax identification
number or tax number issued by the Tennessee Department of Revenue.
(e) The application fee shall be the same as
any other vessel of the same length.
(f) Applications for consignment vessels may
be made only with the Nashville office of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources
(g) The certificate of
number shall be issued in the name of the manufacturer's or dealer's business
(h) If the vessel is sold at
the end of the consignment period, it must be sold as a used vessel.