U.S Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Requirements

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 and obtain their Boating Safety Education Card.

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 Island Boating Safety Education Card is good for life and does not need to be renewed.

Age Restrictions

  • Anyone under the age of 14 may not legally operate a PWC under any circumstance

Important Note

The online boating safety course covers a wide range of operating laws in the U.S Virgin Islands. For a complete listing of the Virgins Island’s boat operating rules and regulations, please consult the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources website.