How to get a temporary boating license in Florida

Go to from there it is simple you create an account and start the course.

The cost of the course is $9.99 this includes access to study materials and unlimited exam attempts. You have the option to study the online course material and take the practice exam or you can go straight to the 25-question Temporary Boating Certification Exam. The exam does not have to be taken all at once. In order to help pass the exam check out our other post on our blog that has a study guide with over 60 questions and answers!( The exam should not take longer than 15-30 minutes. Also, you do not have to be a Florida resident to take this exam. It is offered to everyone. Good Luck!

After passing with a score of at least 76% you’ll receive a Temporary Boating Certificate. This is your temporary permit to legally rent a boat or PWC (Personal Watercraft) and operate it on Florida waters. With your Temporary Boating Certificate, you can legally rent a boat or PWC anywhere in Florida. Your Temporary Boating Certificate is valid for 90 days.

(To get a lifetime Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card, visit


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