Q. What is the Idaho Boater Education Card?
A. The Idaho Boater Education Card (also known as the Idaho Boating License or boaters license) is proof that you have taken and passed a boating safety course approved by the Idaho State Parks & Recreation Department. The Idaho Boater Education Card is good for life and does not need to be renewed.
Q. Boating License or Boater Education Card...is there a difference?
A.The boater education card is proof that you have successfully completed a boating safety course. The card does not expire and does not need to be renewed. Therefore, it is NOT an Idaho Boating License although that's what most people call it since they are used to the term.
Q. I do not have a driver's license. Can I still get the Idaho Boater Education Card?
A. Yes. You are not required to have a state driver's license in order to obtain a boater education card.
Q. How can I get my Idaho Boater Education Card?
A. You can obtain your Idaho Boater Education Card in 3 easy steps:
- Pay the one-time fee of $29.95 — free unlimited retries of the final exam
- Study the Idaho Boating Safety Course and pass the final exam
- Print off your Certificate of Completion and receive your Boater Education Card in the mail within 3-5 weeks
Q. How long is the boat safety course and boater license good for?
A. The boater license is good for life.
Q. How much does the boat safety course cost?
A. There is a one-time fee of $29.95 paid to BOATERexam.com®. It includes unlimited attempts at the final exam. There is no cost to get your Boater Education Card, which will be mailed to your home within 3-5 weeks. Learn more about BOATERexam.com's Risk-Free Policy.
BOATERexam.com® also offers some tips and tricks on passing the boating license test for those who wish to further prepare for their exam.
Q. Is there a time limit to complete the final exam?
A. You can take the final exam at any time, day or night. The exam is not timed but inactive exams will be erased after 24 hours.
Q. Is there a time limit to complete the online course?
A. You can take the online course at any time, day or night. However, if it has been more than 12 months since you have started the course, you will have to restart the course from the beginning (if you already paid, you will NOT have to pay for the course again).
Q.What do I need to pass the boating license test?
A. You need a grade of 80% or higher on the boating license test to pass. That means 48 correct answers out of 60.
Q. Can I review my Boater Exam answers?
A. Yes, once you have completed the boating license test and submitted all your answers they are graded immediately. You have the opportunity to review all your Boater Exam answers, whether you have passed or failed the Boater Exam.
Q. Are there Boater Exam practice tests or sample boater exam questions available?
A. Throughout the boat safety course, you can take end-of-chapter-quizzes that prepare you for the final exam. These chapter quizzes are short boater exam practice tests that cover the same topics that are present in the boating license test.