To take the online course, visit www.safeboatingwestvirginia.com where you can access the FREE online study guides and take the online course FREE of charge- Pay ONLY if you pass the test!
Where can I get my West Virginia Boater Education Card? (otherwise known as a Boating License)
- Take the safe boating exam on the Internet by visiting www.safeboatingwestvirginia.com
Access the FREE online study guides and take the online course FREE of charge- Pay ONLY if you pass the test!
Approved by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
The West Virginia Boater Education Card (also referred to as the West Virginia boating license) is proof that a boater has taken and passed an approved boater education course. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources currently has a mandatory boater education requirement that has been law since January 1, 2001 requiring all boaters born on or after December 31, 1986 to have the West Virginia boating license on board when the vessel is underway to satisfy the West Virginia boating regulations.
Study the West Virginia Safe Boating Course Manual
Covers 100% of the exam material
Study the boating safety course online, or print it and study offline
All the required study material is available for FREE at www.safeboatingwestvirginia.com.
(We encourage you to study the material fully before attempting the exam.)
Take the West Virginia Online Boating Exam - Pay only if you pass!
60 Questions (multiple choice)
80% needed to pass (48 right answers)
No time limit — Review any wrong answers
Print a Temporary Certificate IMMEDIATELY — Go boating right away! Your official West Virginia Boating Safety Education Course Certificate is automatically mailed to your home.
Take the safe boating exam on the Internet by visiting www.safeboatingwestvirginia.com