Q. What is the Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Card?
A. The Virgin Island Boating Safety Education Card is proof that you have met the mandatory boat safety education requirements for the U.S Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Card is good for life and does not need to be renewed.
Q. Boating License or Boater Safety Education Card... is there a difference?
A.The boater education card is proof that you have successfully completed a boating safety course. The boater education card does not expire and does not need to be renewed. Therefore, it is NOT a Virgin Islands Boating License!
Q. How can I get my Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Card?
A. You can obtain your card in 3 easy steps:
- Pay the one-time fee of $29.95 – free unlimited retries of the final exam
- Study the Virgin Islands Boating Safety Course and pass the final exam
- Print a temporary card immediately and receive your permanent card in the mail within 3-5 weeks
Q. Who needs a Virgin Islands boater license?
A. Any person between the ages of 14 to 18 who will operate and/or ride a personal watercraft must complete a safe boating course approved by the Department of Planning & Natural Resources.
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. Learn more about BOATERexam.com's Risk-Free Policy.
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. What do I need to pass the boating license?
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.