Do you need to take a boaters safety course to get a Minnesota boating license?
You need education if you are 12 to 17 years old, are unsupervised, and will be operating a boat over 25 hp in Minnesota. You also need education if you are 14 to 17 years old, are unsupervised, and will be operating a PWC.
Anyone under the age of 13 years may not legally operate a personal watercraft (PWC). Anyone 18 years of age or older may operate a motorized vessel or PWC without any restrictions.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Requirements
You must be at least 12 years old to take this online course.
You do not have to be a resident of Minnesota to take this online course.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Road St. Paul, MN 55155-4040
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