Online Boat License

Canadian boaters must carry a Pleasure Craft Operator Card* at all times when operating any motorized boat in Canada.

The most convenient way to get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card, also known as a boating license card, is to the take the Online Boat License with a Transport Canada accredited provider such as BOATsmart!® Canada.

To complete the Online Boating License Exam you are no longer required to have a supervisor, but you must follow the following boat test regulations:

  1. Complete the three-hour progressive BOATsmart!® Canada Safe Boating Study Guide.
  2. Pass the Practice Exam quizzes at the end of each module of the Safe Boating Study Guide.
  3. Take the Final Boat License Online.
  4. Once you've successfully passed the online boating license you may print a temporary boating license immediately and your official BOATsmart!® Canada boating license card will be mailed to you within 4-6 weeks.

Register Now to complete the Official BOATsmart!® Safe Boating Study Guide and theOnline Boat License.

*Pleasure Craft Operator Card or proof of competency

Take the online boat license from the comfort of home