Who needs the Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate?

All boaters born after December 31, 1985 are required to obtain a Boating Course Certificate to operate a boat or personal watercraft.® is a delegated provider for the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission.

Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate
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Safe Boating Certificate is good for life

Good for life!

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Replacement Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate

If your Nebraska Safe Boating Certificate is lost or damaged, you can contact® to order a replacement.

Simply call the® customer service center at 1-866-764-2628, or e-mail We will ask you for the following information:

  • Your full name as it appears on your Safe Boating Certificate;
  • Your date of birth; and
  • Your address at the time you took the online boating safety course.

Faulty boater education cards will be replaced at no charge (you must return the faulty card). Lost or damaged cards will be replaced for a fee of $9.95, including shipping.

NOTE: we can only issue replacement cards if you took your Boating Safety Course at®.

Nebraska Boating License or Safe Boating Certificate... Is there a difference?

The safe boating certificate is proof that you have successfully completed a boating safety course. The safe boating certificate does not expire and does not need to be renewed. Therefore, it is NOT a Nebraska Boating License!