Boating License

Canadian Boating License on the Internet!

Pleasure Craft Operator Card

All Canadians are now required by federal law to carry a boating license when operating a powered water craft. To receive this boat operator license, you must pass a multiple choice exam with a score of at least 75%.

Where can I take my exam and get my boat license?

You can write your exam directly on the internet at®. Once you pass the exam your boat operator license is mailed to your home. In the meantime, you can print a temporary license and use that while you wait for your permanent card to arrive.

Where can I study for my boating license test?

All the required safe boating training material to get your boat operator license is available at®. Simply visit our home page to register and gain access to the course.

Where can I get more information about Canadian boating regulations and the Canadian boating license?

Answers to most of your questions can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page. You may also visit the Transport Canada Office of Boating Safety for additional information, or you can contact us and we will be glad to answer any of your questions.

Get your boating license now, it's the law!