North Carolina Boaters Course

Study and pass the $34.95 online course. Print your online course certificate and get ready to go boating!

North Carolina law requires any person born on or after January 1, 1988, who will be operating a vessel over 10 hp to pass a boater safety course and to carry a boater education card.

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

You do not have to be a resident of North Carolina to take the boaters test.

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.