Frequently Asked Questions about Oklahoma Boating Regulations & Laws

Q. What is the "Oklahoma Boater Education Card"?

A. The Boater Education Card (also referred to as the Oklahoma Boaters License) is proof of competency of the basic rules of the water that all boaters should know.

Q. Do I have to get the Oklahoma boaters license?

A. If you are 12, 13, 14 or 15 years of age and operate a boat powered by a motor more than 10 horsepower, a sailboat 16 feet or greater in length or a personal watercraft (PWC), you are required to successfully complete a boating safety education class.

Q. How do I get my Oklahoma boaters license?

A. You can obtain your Oklahoma boaters license in 4 easy steps:

  1. Pay the one-time fee of $29.95 — free unlimited retries of the final exam
  2. Study the Oklahoma Boating Safety Course
  3. Take the Oklahoma Online Boating Exam
  4. Print off your temporary Certificate of Completion and receive your Boater Education Card in the mail within 3-5 weeks

For a complete overview of the Oklahoma online boating exam process, please visit our Oklahoma Boating License Online Exam Process overview page.

Q. What if I don't pass the Oklahoma Boating Test?

A. No problem. There is no cost to retry the exam if you do not pass. You will receive your score and be allowed to review any of your wrong answers. You can then review the course material and take the exam again at no cost to you.

Q. How much does the exam cost?

A. There is a one-time fee of $29.95 paid to®. It includes unlimited free retries of the final exam. It also gives you access to an instant temporary certificate of completion, as well as an official card that will arrive in the mail in 3-5 weeks. Learn more about's Risk-Free Policy.

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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. When will I receive my Boater Education Card in the mail?

A. Your card will arrive in 3-5 weeks from the date you take your 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, 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?

A. The exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions.

Q. What is the passing grade?

A. The passing grade is 80%, or 48 correct answers out of 60 questions.® Risk Free Policy

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