Frequently Asked Questions


What is the minimum age to take this course?

How long will it take to complete the Oregon boater education course?

Do I have to complete the course in one sitting?

Do I need to be a resident of Oregon to take this course?

I failed a chapter quiz. Did I fail the Oregon boater education course?

What score do I need to pass chapter quizzes?

What score do I need to pass the final online exam?

Do you have practice questions before taking the official exam?

Is it an open book exam?

Do I have take the course before I write the exam?

Do you have a soft copy of materials for review offline?

Is there a practical exam before I can start driving a boat or I just need the boater's education card?

Does passing the boater education course give me a foundation to take other boating courses?


How do I get my temporary certificate of completion?

How long is the validity of my Oregon boater education card?

Will boaters who have previously taken a boating safety course be required to take another course or test?

Will I ever have to renew my Oregon education card?

Does my temporary certificate allow me to operate any boat?

Do I need proof of competency to operate a non-powered watercraft?

What is acceptable proof of competency for non-residents?

Is my boater education card revokable or suspendable?

Course Accreditation

Is your Oregon boater education course approved by the Oregon State Marine Board?

Is your Oregon boater education course approved by NASBLA (National Association of State Boating Law Administrators)?

Is the Oregon boater card accepted outside of the state?

How do I contact the Oregon State Marine Board?

Price & Billing

Is there an annual cost for the card?

How does the automatic time extension feature work?

Do you have an affiliate network program?

Do you offer referrals or any promotions?

Replacement Documents



Moving to Oregon


I have a question that is not answered above. What do I do?

What are your hours of operation?

Can I help to teach the boater education course?

How can I apply to work at your company?