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Indiana boating license

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  • Study at your own pace.
  • Pay only when you pass.
  • Unlimited retries.
  • Certified for life.
  • $ 24.95

Who needs to take an approved boating education course in Indiana?

Indiana department of natural resources

Motorboat and PWC operators (powered by a motor greater than 10 hp) must have a valid driver’s license if they wish to operate on Indiana waters.

A person who has never held a driver’s license must complete a DNR-approved boater education course and carry on board an ID card issued by the Indiana BMV if they wish to operate a motorboat or PWC.

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  • The exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions.
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FAQ

Do I need a boater education card to operate a watercraft in Indiana?

Motorboat and PWC operators (powered by a motor greater than 10 hp) must have a valid driver’s license if they wish to operate on Indiana waters.

Persons who are 15 years of age are permitted to operate a motorboat or PWC until they become a licensed driver provided that they complete a DNR-approved boater education course and carry on board an ID card issued by the Indiana BMV.

A person who has never held a driver’s license must complete a DNR-approved boater education course and carry on board an ID card issued by the Indiana BMV if they wish to operate a motorboat or PWC.

If operating on Indiana boundary waters, Indiana residents must hold a driver’s license. Non-residents are only required to hold a license if they are operating in an embayment, river, or stream in Indiana.

Who is exempt from having to acquire a boater education card?

  • Boat operators possessing a valid boaters' license issued by the U.S Coast Guard or the Canadian Government are exempt from the requirements.

Is Indiana Boating Education Certificate accepted in other states?

Yes. All states that require boater education certification will recognize the Indiana Boat Operator's Certificate, due to a NASBLA-approved course reciprocity for non-residents.

What are the age restrictions to drive a motorboat in Indiana?

If you are under 15 years of age, you cannot operate a boat or a personal watercraft. If you are between 15 and 17 years of age, you must have your driver's license or ID stating you have passed a safety course. All boat operators must have either their driver's license or Indiana DNR issued boat safety course completion card.

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Because:

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What does the course cost?

Only $ 24.95 (online course, final test and online certificate included).

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

United States Coast Guard

NASBLA - National Association of State Boating Law Administrator

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