BoatingSafety Course

Who needs to take the Wisconsin boaters safety course?

All boaters born on or after January 1, 1989 must have a Wisconsin Boating Safety Certificate to operate any motorized watercraft.® is a delegated provider for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Please note that you must have a DNR number to get your boating safety certificate. For more information on the DNR number, please visit the DNR site.

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Wisconsin Boating Safety Certificate
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Approved by the

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Boating Safety Certificate is good for life

Good for life!

Get your official
Wisconsin Boating License


One-time payment
unlimited free retries

  • Pay the one-time fee of $39.95
  • Free unlimited retries of the final exam


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


Get your Wisconsin
Boating Safety Certificate

  • You must first obtain a DNR number if you do not already have one
  • For more information, you can contact the DNR office at 1-888-936-7463
  • Print your permanent certificate online from your DNR account