Official Florida Interactive Boating Safety Course
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Get Your Boating Certificate in 3 Easy Steps.
Play and pass the $49.50 interactive course
Print your temporary certificate*
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*You will receive your lifetime Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card within 3–4 weeks.
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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission–Approved Boating Safety Course
The Florida Interactive Boat Safety Course is approved and accepted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Florida Interactive Boat Safety Course is approved by the NASBLA. NASBLA is a national non-profit organization that develops and maintains set standards for boating education in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.
Florida Boating Laws and Regulations
To legally operate a vessel on Florida waterways, you must have boater education if you meet the following requirements:you were born on or after January 1, 1988, and you will be operating a motorized boat of 10 hp or more.
There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.
Age and Operator Restrictions
- No one under the age of 14 years may operate a personal watercraft (PWC) on Florida waters at any time, even if such person possesses a Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card.
- No one under the age of 18 years may rent/lease a PWC.
- It is also illegal for the owner of a PWC to knowingly allow a person under 14 years of age to operate a PWC.
The law requires that persons affected by this legislation have in their possession a Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and photographic ID while operating a vessel.
Do I Need a Boating Card or a Boating License?
Florida requires that you get your Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card. The card does not expire and does not need to be renewed. It also fulfills all state requirements.
The Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card will arrive within 3–4 weeks after you complete all certification requirements.
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