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EarlEarl Posts: 54 Greenhorn
Need some legal info. I'm Canadian and recently purchased a home in the Tampa area. Plan on spending 6 months a year there, starting this fall. First order of business is a boat purchase. Will I be able to register and license it using an Ontario (Canada) drivers license, or will I need to obtain a Florida drivers license. This is assuming I buy in Florida. On the other hand, if I bring a boat from Ontario to Florida, can I simply leave the Ontario plate on the trailer. Would rather purchase in Florida, just don't want any surprises. Thanks


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