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Who needs the Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate?

All boaters born after December 31, 1985 are required to obtain a Boating Course Certificate to operate a boat or personal watercraft. BOATERexam.com® is a delegated provider for the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission.

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Nebraska Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some common questions about safe boating rules & regulations.

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.

Q.

What payment methods are accepted?

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We accept payments by VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, PayPal, and Prepaid vouchers.

Q.

What is the "Certificate of Completion"?

A.

The Certificate of Completion is a temporary proof of competency and proves that you took a boater education course and passed.

Q.

What is the Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate?

A.

Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate (also known as the Nebraska boating license or boaters license) is proof that you have met the mandatory boat safety education requirements for the State of Nebraska. The Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate is good for life and does not need to be renewed.

Q.

I do not have a driver's license. Can I still get the Nebraska boater license?

A.

Yes. You are not required to have a state driver's license in order to obtain a Safe Boating Certificate.

Q.

How can I get my Nebraska boating license?

A.

You can obtain your Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate in 3 easy steps:

  1. Pay the one-time fee of $29.95 – free unlimited retries of the final exam
  2. Study the Nebraska Boating Safety Course, and pass the final exam
  3. Print your Certificate of Completion, and receive your permanent Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate in the mail within 2-3 weeks

Q.

How long is the boat safety course and boater license good for?

A.

The boater license is good for life.

Q.

Is anyone exempt from obtaining the Nebraska boating license?

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Check out the Nebraska Boating Laws page to see if there are any exemptions from the boat safety education requirement.

Q.

Is there a time limit to complete the online course?

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You can take the online course at any time, day or night. However, courses must be completed within 90 days of payment at which time your access to the course will expire.

Q.

How many questions are on the exam?

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The exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions.

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What is the passing grade?

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The passing grade is 75%, or 45 correct answers out of 60 questions.
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