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The BoatUS Foundation’s Online Course is the only free Online Boating Safety Course approved by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. It consists of 6 lessons and a Final Exam. Successful completion will provide you with a Florida Boater Education Card.

To get your Florida Boater Education Card, follow these 4 simple steps:

  • Click here above to view a short video on using our online course.
  • Create an account and enroll yourself in the Florida Boating Safety Course from the Course Catalog.
  • Take the course and pass the Final Exam – it’s absolutely free to take the course and exam.  Print proof of your successful completion and bring it to our site.
  • Your permanent Boater Education ID Card will be automatically mailed to you within 3-4 weeks. If you do not receive your card after 4 weeks, contact the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission at 850-488-5600