Boater Education Card Requirements
All boaters, unless exempt, must have a Washington Boater Education Card. For additional information about obtaining a Boater Education Card, including a complete list of exemptions, visit www.boatered.org.
- Before operating a vessel powered by 15 horsepower or more, all boaters 12 years of age or older and born on or after January 1, 1955, must:
- Pass an approved boating safety education course or equivalency exam and …
- Obtain a Boater Education Card.
Replacing a Lost or Stolen Card
If your Boater Education Card is lost, damaged, or stolen, a replacement card is available for $5.00. To get your replacement card, visit www.boatered.org and follow the instructions for “Replacing a Boater Education Card.”