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The easiest and most comprehensive way to
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Nunavut Boating License

online.

  • Study at your own pace.
  • First chapter is free.
  • Unlimited retries.
  • Certified for life.
  • Valid throughout Canada
  • Only $ 49.95

3 easy steps to get Nunavut boating license

Étape 1 - Étudiez à votre rythme

Study at your own pace

  • Chapter one is free.
  • Complete and easy-to-read study guide.
  • More than 45 HD videos.
  • Only $ 49.95 (online course, final test and the card included).

Étape 2 - Faites l'examen en ligne

Take the Final test

  • The boating exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions.
  • Open-book final test.
  • Free exam retries - Risk free.
  • Transport Canada's official final test.

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Print your boating license

  • Print your temporary card immediately and start boating now!
  • Your official Pleasure Craft Operator Card will be mailed within 30 days.
  • The card is good for life.

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Online course available 24/7

Online course available 24/7

Do you need a Nunavut boating license?

All operators of motorized boats used for recreational purposes on Canadian waters must have proof of competency. Proof of competency is mandatory, regardless of age or the type of motor used. Get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card Now! In Canada, it's the law!

The boat license is required, whether for personal watercraft, motorized boat of any size, a boat with any type of motor (inboard or outboard) including electric motors, a wakeboard boat, a pontoon, a houseboat, a fishing boat, a deck boat, a boat for water skiing, etc.

The boat licence is valid in Nunavut (NU) and the rest of Canada.

Reviews Official boating safety course

Rated 4.7 based on 4220 customers reviews
1 days ago
The program was easy to understand and easy to navigate.
Cody E
1 days ago
Seemed good
Bruce L
1 days ago
So good that I have passed the test in first try!
Shenru H
1 days ago
very fun and easy
Wesley H
1 days ago
The course was amazing well explained and organized. I loved it!
Paul D
1 days ago
Very thorough
Darryl F
1 days ago
Great. Timer helps you review
Scott R
1 days ago
Easy to understand and follow along. Fabulous course!
Sandy L
1 days ago
Didnt like the wait time
Tyler S
1 days ago
very informative
Kaytlin L
1 days ago
It was painless. Thanks
Jeffrey M
1 days ago
Very informative, just wished that there was more information on how to operate a pleasure craft.
Reimi D
1 days ago
good instruction
Linda K
1 days ago
Fairly extensive
Andrew K
1 days ago
Well organized and videos helped!
Fakhry Y
1 days ago
It was great
Quinn V
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FAQ's - boating in Nunavut

How can I replace my lost or broken card?

You can either call us at 1-800-607-2329, or email us at info@aceboater.com to find if you got your card through our school (AceBoater.com or Canadian Safe Boating School). If you are sure that we issued your card, just order your new Pleasure Craft Operator Card online.

Should I buy the printed Nunavut study guide?

You may use the guide as an aid while you study online. You may also consult it while taking the final test (open-book exam). We strongly recommend that you purchase our printed version of our safe boating guide at the same time as the online course and exam. We will mail it to you, shipping included. Order your printed study guide online.

The boating license is required from what age?

There is no minimum age for taking the exam to obtain the NU pleasure craft operator card (PCOC), but some restrictions may apply even if you have your boating license:

  • Under 12 years of age with no direct supervision, you may operate a boat with up to 10 hp;
  • Ages 12 to under 16 with no direct supervision, you may operate a boat with up to 40 hp;
  • Under 16 years of age, regardless of supervision, you may not operate a PWC;
  • 16 years of age or older: no hp restrictions.

Even a child who gets the card at age 10 is not required to retake the course at age 16. The card is good for life.

Why should I choose ACEBOATER.com?

Because:

  • our students really learn from our HD videos.
  • of our hundreds of illustrations that will help you to better understand the content.
  • our online course is available 24/7.
  • you can access our online support by phone, email or chat.
  • we offer multi-platform training.
  • our Policy has always been, ''satisfaction guaranteed or your money back''!
  • you have a chance to win a 14 foot Princecraft Fisherman aluminum boat with trailer.

Is there a free study guide in Nunavut for a quick revision of my nautical know-how?

A free online study guide for NU is available through AceBoater.com. It is the ideal reference guide for those who simply want to brush up on their knowledge.

Where can I find a Nunavut boating license practice test?

Aceboater has devised a comprehensive boater practice test for any boaters who wish to check their knowledge or understand their level of comprehension. The test is very well structured and you can try it as often as you wish. TRY our boating license practice test NOW!

How can I get my Nunavut pleasure craft license?

In Nu, you need a pleasure craft license if you are driving a boat with an engine of 10hp or more. A Pleasure craft license (not to be confused with the boating license) is a unique identification number which must be displayed on both sides of the bow. Get more info on the pleasure craft license.

Can I easily transfer boat ownership in Nunavut?

The way to transfer boat ownership in NU is the same as for every other province in Canada. To transfer a licence to your name in NU, you must submit the following documents:

  • a completed Form 84-0172E, Application for Pleasure Craft Licence;
  • proof of ownership of the pleasure craft;
  • a signed photocopy of a government issued ID.

For more information on transferring a boat in Nunavut go to Buying or selling a boat in NU.

Need more information on boat registration in Nunavut?

The Canadian Register of Vessels is the official register of all registered or listed vessels, vessels under construction and bare-boat charters. It contains information on each vessel, such as ownership and mortgage details, vessel characteristics, such as tonnage, construction material and type. Get more info about boat registration in Northwest Territories.

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