Boating License

Who needs to take the Montana boaters safety course?

All boaters 13 or 14 years old must have a Montana Boater Education Card to operate any motorized watercraft over 10 HP.® is a delegated provider for the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

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Montana Boater Education Card
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Boater Education Card is good for life

Good for life!

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Replacement Montana Boater Education Card

If your Montana Boater Education Card is lost or damaged, please visit to order a replacement.

Montana Boating License or Boater Education Card... Is there a difference?

The boater education card is proof that you have successfully completed a boating safety course. The boater education card does not expire and does not need to be renewed. Therefore, it is NOT a Montana Boating License!