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Who needs to take the Virgin islands boater safety course?

All boaters who operate a personal watercraft in the Virgin Islands and all boaters between the ages of 14 to 18 are required to complete the safe boating course. BOATERexam.com® is a delegated provider for the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources.

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St Thomas, VI 00802
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Virgin Islands Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some common questions about safe boating rules & regulations.

Q.

How much does the boat safety course cost?

A.

There is a one-time fee of $34.95 paid to BOATERexam.com®. It includes unlimited attempts at the final exam.

Q.

What payment methods are accepted?

A.

We accept payments by VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, PayPal, and Prepaid vouchers.

Q.

What is the "Certificate of Completion"?

A.

The Certificate of Completion is a temporary proof of competency and proves that you took a boater education course and passed.

Q.

What is the Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Card?

A.

Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Card (also known as the Virgin Islands boating license or boaters license) is proof that you have met the mandatory boat safety education requirements for the State of Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Card is good for life and does not need to be renewed.

Q.

I do not have a driver's license. Can I still get the Virgin Islands boater license?

A.

Yes. You are not required to have a state driver's license in order to obtain a Boating Safety Education Card.

Q.

How can I get my Virgin Islands boating license?

A.

You can obtain your Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Card in 3 easy steps:

  1. Pay the one-time fee of $34.95 – free unlimited retries of the final exam
  2. Study the Virgin Islands Boating Safety Course, and pass the final exam
  3. Print your Certificate of Completion, and receive your permanent Virgin Islands Boating Safety Education Card in the mail within 3-5 weeks

Q.

How long is the boat safety course and boater license good for?

A.

The boater license is good for life.

Q.

Is anyone exempt from obtaining the Virgin Islands boating license?

A.

Check out the Virgin Islands Boating Laws page to see if there are any exemptions from the boat safety education requirement.

Q.

Is there a time limit to complete the online course?

A.

You can take the online course at any time, day or night. However, courses must be completed within 90 days of payment at which time your access to the course will expire.

Q.

How many questions are on the exam?

A.

The exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions.

Q.

What is the passing grade?

A.

The passing grade is 80%, or 48 correct answers out of 60 questions.

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