What do I need to qualify for a Boater Education Card?

You must pass a state-approved boating safety course or equivalency exam. A variety of courses are available, ranging from online to in a classroom. People with a lot of experience and knowledge may choose an equivalency exam. After passing the course exam, you will receive a certificate of completion. Your certificate serves as proof of qualifying for a Boater Education Card

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1. Am I required to carry a Boater Education Card to operate all types of boats?
2. Who is exempt from having a Boater Education Card?
3. What do I need to qualify for a Boater Education Card?
4. How much does a Boater Education Card cost?
5. How can I get my Boater Education Card?
6. When will I receive my Boater Education Card?
7. Do I have to wait six weeks before I can operate a motorboat?
8. Is the Boater Education Card a license?
9. Is there a fine for not having a Boater Education Card in my possession when operating a motorboat?
10. Is my Boater Education Card good in other states and Canada that have mandatory boating education requirements?
11. Is an Oregon Boater Education Card valid in Washington?
12. Is there any reason to get a Boater Education Card if I am not required?
13. What do I do if my Boater Education Card is lost or damaged?
14. What is the history of the Boating Safety Education Bill?