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Boating Education Certificate

Boating Education Certificate
Proof of certification must be carried on board the vessel.

To operate any motorboat (including PWC) legally on Arkansas waters, a person who is of legal age to operate a vessel, whether an Arkansas resident or a non-resident, and who is born on or after January 1, 1986, must have:

  • A boating education certificate showing successful completion of an approved Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (AGFC) safe boating course or…
  • A valid boating education certificate issued by another state from a boating education course that is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA).