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NWT Boating License

today!

Study at your own pace - First chapter is free - Free retries
The card is good for life - Only $ 49.95

3 easy steps to get NWT certified

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.

Imprimez votre carte

Print your NWT 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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Cours en ligne disponible en tout temps 24 heures sur 24

Online course available 24/7

Support en ligne par téléphone courriel et clavardage

Online support by phone, email or chat

Do you need a Northwest Territories 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 Northwest Territories and the rest of Canada.

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FAQ's - Boating in Northwest Territories

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 NWT 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 NWT boating license is required from what age?

There is no minimum age for taking the exam to obtain the NT 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 Northwest Territories for a quick revision of my nautical know-how?

A free online study guide for NT 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 Northwest Territories 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 Northwest Territories pleasure craft license?

In NT, 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 NWT?

The way to transfer boat ownership in NWT is the same as for every other province in Canada. To transfer a licence to your name in NT, 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 go to Buying or selling a boat in NWT.

Need more information on boat registration in NWT?

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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