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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed Michigan Boat Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Michigan Boating Safety Certificate.

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Michigan Certificate of Number

The Certificate of Number (pocket-sized registration card) must be on board and available for inspection by an enforcement officer whenever the vessel is being operated.

The Certificate of Number and validation decals are obtained by submitting the proper application and fee to any Secretary of State branch office. You can find your closest branch office by calling 517-322-1460 or on the Internet at www.michigan.gov/sos.