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

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Montana Certificate of Number
The Certificate of Number must be carried on board the vessel whenever the vessel is operated.

The vessel owner will receive one permanent registration decal as proof of payment of fees in lieu of a tax, and two validation decals.

Out-of-state vessels used in Montana for more than 90 consecutive days must be registered at the county treasurer’s office in the county where the vessel will be primarily used.

The boat registration must be on board and available for inspection by an enforcement officer whenever the vessel is operated.