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Official Vermont
Boating Safety Course

The fastest way to get your boating license—no timers! is not yet the Vermont State Police approved option for Vermont. You can take the Vermont-approved course at

Vermont Boating Education Requirements

All boat operators born on or after January 1, 1974 must complete a Vermont & NASBLA-approved boater safety course.

Other Vermont Boating Course Requirements

You must be at least 12 years old to take this online course. You must be a resident of Vermont to take the online course.

Why Take This Course?

Other Courses
Vermont–Approved boater education
No minimum time requirements
Complete the course in under 3 hours
Real-life situations
Role-playing simulations
Final exam
Boating safety education card

The Vermont Boating Safety Education Certification Card

The Vermont Boating Safety Education Certification Card (often referred to as "Vermont boating License" or "Vermont Boater Education Card") is proof that you have successfully completed all state-mandated boater education requirements.

Vessel operators who are required to have a Vermont Boating Safety Education Certification Card must carry their card on board the vessel and have it available for inspection by enforcement officers.

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The Vermont Interactive Boat Safety Course is approved by the NASBLA. NASBLA is a national nonprofit organization that develops and maintains set standards for boating education in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.

Vermont approved:

Vermont State Police
2777 St. George Road
Williston, VT 05495

Do you need the Vermont boating license?

Boater safety education is often referred to as a boating license, but what you really need is the Boating Safety Education Certification Card. You can get the Boating Safety Education Certification Card by taking a NASBLA- and Vermont-approved online course.

The Only Gamified Interactive Course

Vermont-Approved Boater Safety Education

Our interactive boater safety course satisfies all boater education requirements established by NASBLA and the Vermont State Police.

No Minimum Time Requirements

Students complete our interactive courses faster than our traditional courses. Why? There are no timers—ever!

Complete the Course in Under 3 Hours

Instruction that engages the brain using both words and images has been shown to significantly increase student retention and comprehension. When you combine interactive learning with no minimum time requirement, it’s easy to understand why many of our students complete their boater education in under 3 hours!

Vermont Boater Safety Education

Real-Life Situations

Make choices for your character that will earn you awards and allow you to move through levels by applying what you’ve learned about boater safety throughout the challenges.

Role-Playing Simulations

We made sure to include plenty of mini-games and realistic simulations to keep you engaged along the way. Earn achievement badges as you master trip planning, emergency preparation, and safety operations. Crack all of the levels, and you will be awarded your boating education certificate.

Watch ilearntoboat in action!

Can’t wait? You can take the Vermont-approved course at

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Customer Service

Your ilearntoboat course comes with a dedicated customer service team made up of real people, not robots. We’re here to provide assistance to you through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

We’re available to help you:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free), or 214-351-0461
[email protected]