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Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, BOATERexam.com® is a leading provider of safe boater education and certification across the United States and Canada. The online boat safety course and exam allows boaters to meet mandatory education requirements and to obtain their official boater education card or boating license online.

BOATERexam has certified over 2 million boaters and counting during the past 11 years, they will guide you through the exam study and preparation process with easy-to-understand explanations and instructions, including colorful illustrations and animations. Also they will help you prepare for your boat license exam so that you can get onto the water and boat safe.


BOATERexam offers boating safety courses approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard, and each of our state-endorsed boating exam courses has been approved by the state agency responsible for boating safety.

BOATERexam also offers a Transport Canada approved boat license course and exam for the Pleasure Craft Operator Card, required by Canadians operating powered pleasure boats in all provinces. You get access to the comprehensive and easy-to-understand study guide, complete with illustrations, animated videos and audio.

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United States Boating License

  • Alabama: Course approved by the Alabama Department of Natural Resources
  • Alaska: Course approved by the Alaska Office of Boating Safety
  • Arizona: Course approved by the Arizona Game & Fish Department
  • California: Course approved by the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways
  • Colorado: Course approved by the Colorado Parks & Wildlife
  • Connecticut: Course approved by the Connecticut Dept of Energy & Environment
  • Delaware: Course approved by the Dept of Natural Resources & Environmental Control
  • DC: Course approved by the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Dept
  • Florida: Course approved by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Georgia: Course approved by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources
  • Hawaii: Course approved by the Hawaii Division of Boating & Ocean Recreation
  • Idaho: Course approved by the ID Department of Parks & Recreation Boating Program
  • Illinois: Course approved by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources
  • Indiana: Course approved by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources
  • Iowa: Course approved by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
  • Kansas: Course approved by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
  • Kentucky: Course approved by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources
  • Maryland: Course approved by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Massachusetts: Course approved by the Massachusetts Environmental Police
  • Michigan: Course approved by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Minnesota: Course approved by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Mississippi: Course approved by the Mississippi Dept of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks
  • Montana: Course approved by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
  • Nebraska: Course approved by the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
  • Nevada: Course approved by the Nevada Department of Wildlife
  • New Jersey: Course approved by the New Jersey State Police Marine Services

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  • New Mexico: Course approved by the New Mexico State Parks
  • New York: Course approved by New York Parks & Recreation
  • North Carolina: Course approved by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
  • North Dakota: Course approved by the North Dakota Game & Fish Department
  • Ohio: Course approved by the Ohio DNR, Division of Parks & Watercraft
  • Oklahoma: Course approved by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol
  • Oregon: Course approved by the Oregon State Marine Board
  • Pennsylvania: Course approved by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission
  • South Carolina: Course approved by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
  • South Dakota: Course approved by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks
  • Tennessee: Course approved by the TN Wildlife Resources Agency Boating Division
  • Texas: Course approved by the Texas Parks & Wildlife
  • Utah: Course approved by the Utah Division of State Parks & Recreation
  • Virginia: Course approved by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
  • Virgin Islands: Course approved by the VI Department of Planning and Natural Resources
  • Washington: Course approved by the Washington State Parks & Recreation Commission
  • West Virginia: Course approved by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
  • Wisconsin: Course approved by the Wisconsin Department of Naturals Resources
  • Wyoming: Course approved by the Wyoming Game & Fish Department

USCG Federal Licensing Programs

Canada PCOC

  • Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC): The PCOC is proof of competency that shows boaters understand how to operate a boat safely. This is achieved through taking the boater safety course online or in person and passing the final exam.

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 5, 2021