Online exam – Unlimited retries
Valid for life across Canada

Official Canadian Boating License Online

Since 2009, all operators of motorboats, including personal watercraft, are required to hold an official Canadian boating licence.


Get your Canadian boating licence today,
it's simple and quick!

Our training for the online Canada boating exam is stress-free, easy to understand and includes several interactive videos and quizzes. Retries for your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) are unlimited and free of charge. All you need to do is register for your Pleasure Craft license, study the provided materials and take the exam on desktop, laptop or even your phone. Satisfaction is guaranteed!

Study at your own pace

Quizzes and videos to facilitate your understanding and make it easy to learn everything you need to know for your Canadian boater’s license.

Pass the online boating exam

Our online boating course features free and unlimited retries. No worries if you don’t pass the first time! Satisfaction guaranteed.

Get your Pleasure Craft card

Print your temporary boating license card immediately and wait for your Transport Canada-approved Pleasure Craft Operator Card to arrive by mail.

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More than two million Canadians have received their Canada boat license

Since 2001, the National Boating Safety School has been a pioneer in the field of nautical training for the official Canadian watercraft license. The Pleasure Craft Operator Card is mandatory in Canada and with the help of our training, getting your boat license is as simple as can be!

Only $ 49.95 with Free Unlimited Trials


The Canada boat license exam on any device

Whether you’re on desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile, the Canadian boating course is easily accessible at all times. Start the course today from the comfort of your home!

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New Canada boat license holders share their experience

I did not think I would get my boat licence so quickly. I printed my temporary licence immediately after my exam and received my card by mail the same week ... Thank you for your efficiency!

- Mrs Lafleur

I saved several dollars of fine. A chance I had my boat licence ;-) Doing the exam on the Internet is so quick!

- Mr Paquet

Wow! I got my boat licence a few hours before I left for my holiday ... Your online nautical exam is very fast. THANK YOU! Thanks to you, I really enjoyed my vacation!

- Mr Fournier

It was important to me that my children would pass their boat licence. The Internet exam was the best way to capture their attention. Bravo! They succeeded with 94% and 98%. You'll feel safer when you're on a boat.

- Mrs Tassé

Lost your Canadian boating card?

No problem, your Pleasure Craft Operator Card is valid for life!

There is no need to resume training or retake the online boat exam. Contact us and we can send you your official Canadian boating license replacement card as soon as possible.

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The Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations require all operators of pleasure craft fitted with any type of motor and used for recreational purposes to carry proof of competency on board. Get your license today so you can have total peace of mind!

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