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Boating Accident Report Form

A written report is required if an accident results in:

  • Loss of life or the disappearance of any occupant (report must be filed within 24 hours) or ...
  • Injury needing medical treatment beyond first aid or property damage over $500 (report must be filed within 5 days).

Use the required form provided by ODNR, Division of Watercraft. To obtain a form, contact any ODNR, Division of Watercraft office or download the form from www.ohiodnr.com. The form also is provided in the Ohio Boat Operator's Guide.

Send the completed report to:
ODNR Division of Watercraft
LE/SAR Section
2045 Morse Road
Building A-2
Columbus, Ohio 43229.