Boater Education Certificate and Exemptions
All vessel operators must carry on board one of the following:
- The original Boating Safety Education Certificate as proof the operator meets the boater education requirements or …
- A photo ID that clearly shows the operator is 16 years of age or older.
These operators are exempt from the Oklahoma boater education requirement:
- Non-residents who have successfully completed another state’s boating safety education course or equivalency examination that is approved by the Department of Public Safety
- Children who are operating a personal watercraft in a “no wake” zone while under the supervision of an adult