BOATsmart! Canada's Official Boating License

Get Your Nunavut boating license

The Official Online Transport Canada Boating Course, Test and License.

The Official Online Transport Canada Boating Course, Test and License.

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$29.95 per boater

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$34.95 per boater

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$49.95 per boater

Transport Canada Approved Boating License
Canada's Official Boating License
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BOATsmart! is the easiest and fastest way to get your Nunavut Boating License. We include everything you need.
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1. Take the course
Study up with the Official Boating Safety Course. Animated and narrated lessons put you in the captain’s seat. Anywhere, on any device and perfect for all ages.
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2. Ace the test
It’s easy. Our Transport Canada multiple-choice test is open book with unlimited free retries. Basically, you’re guaranteed to pass and it’s good for life!
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3. You’re the captain now
Print your temporary Nunavut Boating License immediately and we’ll see you on the water. Your permanent card will arrive by mail – but that’s not important, you’ll be out on the boat!
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Who needs it?

Although the Pleasure Craft Operator Card isn’t required in Nunavut, taking the BOATsmart! course and obtaining your Pleasure Craft Operator Card will help keep you safe and boat with confidence. If you’ll be boating on Nunavut waterways, the BOATsmart!® course includes important information about cold water safety and survival.
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We've been making smart boaters for more than 15 years. BOATsmart! is Canada's largest Transport Canada Accredited Course Provider. Your BOATsmart! Card is also accepted in most U.S. states. We’ve got you covered!

We've been making smart boaters for more than 15 years. BOATsmart! is Canada's largest Transport Canada Accredited Course Provider. Your BOATsmart! Card is also accepted in more than 40 U.S. states. We’ve got you covered!

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Made for boaters, by boaters. The BOATsmart! Course is the fastest, easiest way to get your Official Canadian Boating License. Study at your own pace and we'll automatically track your progress. We include 24/7 access, live customer support and a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Plus, exclusive partner discounts.

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Boating in Nunavut

Trusted and recognized from coast to coast

As one of Canada’s three territories, Nunavut accounts for two-thirds of Canada’s coastline. Spot narwhals or whales swimming in the frigid Arctic waters from ship or book the fishing trip of a lifetime around Baffin Island.
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How to get a boat license in Nunavut

A Pleasure Craft License or ‘boat license’ is a document and a set of I.D. numbers. The document should be on board your boat at all times and the numbers  displayed on the bow of your boat.
How to get a pleasure craft license
You can obtain a 10 year license for free one of the following two ways:

Option 1: Apply for a free Pleasure Craft License online.
Option 2: Download a paper application form and mail the completed form to the Pleasure Craft Licensing Centre at the following address:

Pleasure Craft Licensing Centre
P.O. Box 2006
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 5G4

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Get Certified and Save!

We’ve teamed up with the best outdoor, adventure and travel brands to help you get the most out of your outdoor pursuits. Your BOATsmart!, HUNTINGsmart! or ATVsmart! course fee includes free membership to Campfire Collective and instant access to exclusive partner discounts.

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Campfire was founded with the belief that we’re at our best when we go to our wild. Collective membership is free. Join now to get exclusive discounts from leading outdoor brands, access high quality online courses and inspire others. Your wild awaits, go boldly.

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