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FAQs about getting a Minnesota Boating License
Below are some common questions about safe boating rules & regulations.
How much does the boat safety course cost?
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What is the "Certificate of Completion"?
What is the Minnesota Watercraft Operator's Permit?
I do not have a driver's license. Can I still get the Minnesota boater license?
How can I get my Minnesota boating license?
You can obtain your Minnesota Watercraft Operator's Permit in 3 easy steps:
- Pay the one-time fee of $29.95 – free unlimited retries of the final exam
- Study the Minnesota Boaters Safety Course, and pass the final exam
- Print your Certificate of Completion, and receive your permanent Minnesota Watercraft Operator's Permit in the mail within 3 weeks
This official Minnesota boaters safety course is approved by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
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