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BoatingSafety Course
Overview

Who needs an Illinois Boating Education Certificate?

Anyone born on or after January 1, 1998 who operates a powered watercraft of 10hp or more needs a Boater Safety Certificate. BOATERexam.com® is a delegated provider for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Illinois Boating Education Certificate
Illinois Department of Natural Resources

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Boating Education Certificate is good for life

Good for life!

Get your official
Illinois Boating License

1

One-time payment
unlimited free retries

  • Pay the one-time fee of $34.95
  • Free unlimited retries of the final exam

2

Study the Online
Boating Safety Course

  • Learn with hundreds of narrated animations
  • Test your knowledge with quizzes after each chapter
  • 60 multiple-choice visual exam questions
  • 80% required to pass (48 correct answers)
  • Graded immediately so you can review your answers

3

Get your Illinois
Boating Education Certificate

  • Print a temporary card immediately after passing
  • Your permanent card will be mailed to your home within 3-5 weeks