For a pleasure craft whose engine is 10hp and more, the pleasure craft licence is required, unless the boat is registered.

Pleasure craft licences are free and valid for ten years.

To obtain the licence, you can fill out the form

Application for Pleasure Craft Licence (Form 84-0172E)  

 

Pleasure Craft Licence Application Form

If you have questions regarding the pleasure craft license, please contact Transport Canada at 1-800-267-6687.