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Boating license requirements in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Boating License

A boater safety course in Oklahoma is required if a boater is aged 12 to 16 in order to legally operate a vessel over 10 hp or a PWC on state waters. An Oklahoma boating safety course must be successfully completed, and you must carry your boating card on board with you while operating the vessel.


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Chapter 1

Boating safety course introduction

  • Mandatory boater education
  • Boating terminology
  • Registration & Titling
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Chapter 2

Boating Equipment

  • Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)
  • Navigation light equipment
  • Other recommended equipment
Chapter 3

Trip Planning and Preparation

  • Pre-departure checklist
  • Launching & Retrieving a boat from the water
  • Boat preventive maintenance
Chapter 4

Safe Boat Operation

  • Operator responsibilities
  • Navigation rules
  • Meeting situations
Chapter 5

Getting Underway

  • U.S. Aids to navigation system
  • Docking & Undocking
  • Procedures for Anchoring
Chapter 6

Emergency Preparedness

  • Boating accidents
  • Surviving in cold water
  • Rendering assistance - Accident report
Chapter 7

Other Water Activities

  • Water skiing & towed devices
  • Water-Jet Propelled Watercraft (PWC)
  • Marine environment

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  • The boating exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions.

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FAQ - Boating in Oklahoma

Who is required to take the boating safety course in Oklahoma?

Persons ages 12, 13, 14, and 15 years of age must successfully complete a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators approved boating safety course before operating any vessel or PWC powered by a motor or combination of motors in excess of 10 horsepower or sailing vessel 16 feet or greater in length.

If the vessel being operated is other than a personal watercraft, there must be a competent person at least 18 years of age on board the vessel in a position to take immediate control of the vessel if necessary.

If the vessel being operated is a personal watercraft, there must be a competent person visually supervising the operator within 500 yards of the PWC.

Who is exempt from needing the Oklahoma boater safety course?
  • Non-residents who have completed a NASBLA approved Boating Safety Education Course from another state.

  • Children operating in a “No Wake” zone who are under the direct supervision of an adult.

What are the age restrictions regarding boating safety in Oklahoma?

A child under 12 years of age may NOT operate or be permitted to operate a boat or a personal watercraft with more than 10 horsepower, or sailing vessel 16 feet or greater in length.

Do I need to register my boat in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma boat registration instructions state that most outboard motors powered by more than 10 horsepower are required to be registered and titled in the state of OK.

Boat registrations are renewed annually, with fees being paid to the Oklahoma Tax Commission. To learn more about the requirements for registration, including renewal policies and who must obtain boating safety education, continue reading the sections below.

Is my boating license good in other States?

Every U.S. state that demands a boating license will accept Boating Education Licenses from other states that conform to NASBLA requirements as well.

You should follow your safety course in the State where you are resident.

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