The Tennessee In-Person Exam
Important In-Person Exam Information
Locating and Signing Up for the In-Person Exam
Anyone born after 1/1/1989, must successfully complete the In-Person Exam administered by a representative of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
If you were born after 1/1/1989, you cannot register for this online course. To prepare for your In-Person Exam, you may use the free online Study Guide.
Before taking the In-Person Exam, you must purchase a $10.00 Type 600 boating safety exam permit. Find more information on requirements and testing locations at the TWRA website.
After passing the state-required In-Person Exam, your TWRA-issued wallet Boater Education Certificate will arrive in the mail within 2-3 weeks. (Use the receipt from your Type 600 boating safety exam permit to get on the water immediately after passing the In-Person Exam and until your TWRA-issued card arrives.)
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