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3 easy steps, get yours today

BOATsmart! is the easiest and fastest way to get your Official Transport Canada Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC or Boating License). We include everything you need!

1. Study online

Narrated & animated to
help you learn.

2. Pass the test

Official, unlimited free retries
& guaranteed pass.

3. Print temp card now

Now you’re the Captain!
You card is in the mail.

Who needs a
Boating License?

All operators of motorized boats in Canada are required to obtain and carry a Pleasure Craft Operator Card regardless of age, length of both or engine horsepower. There’s a $250 fine for boating without it.

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BOATsmart! has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 8117 ratings and reviews.

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!

Perfect for
All ages

Animated, narrated and great for kids 8 years and older. Future captains study at their own pace and we’ll automatically track their progress.

Unlimited Free Retries
Certified For Life!

Official printed
study guide

The perfect test companion. Follow along in your BOATsmart! Study Guide and use it for the open book exam.

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