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Study our Boating Course.
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Boating Course is free.

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Pass the PCOC test.
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Retries are free.

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Print your Temp PCOC.
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How do I get my boating license in Montreal?

To get your boating license in Montreal:

  • Study our free online boating course and pass the online test.
  • Print a temporary boating license (PCOC) at home and go boating straight away.
  • Your permanent boating license (PCOC) will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
  • Your boating license never expires and is valid to use nationwide.

Do I need a boating license in Montreal?

Yes. Anybody who operates a motorized boat or PWC in Montreal must have a proof of competency regardless of your age, engine horsepower or length of boat. The most common proof of competency in Montreal is a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (boating license). Proof of competency is basically a proof of boating education.

Failure to have your Pleasure Craft Operator Card with you when boating in Montreal could result in a fine of $250.

Montreal Boating License Course

As a responsible boater, it’s important to make sure you have the proper certification to operate your boat on the water. Not only is it the law, but it also helps to ensure the safety of yourself and others out on the water.

Obtaining a Montreal boating license is easy with MyBoatCard.com. We offer a Transport Canada course and online exam to help you obtain a Montreal boating license. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a confident and competent boater.

Not only will a Montreal boating license allow you to legally operate a boat in the area, but it will also give you access to some of the most beautiful waterways in the region. From the St. Lawrence River to the numerous lakes and canals in the surrounding area, there are plenty of incredible boating destinations in and around Montreal.

Exploring Montreal By Boat

With your Montreal boating license on the way, here are just a few of the best places to boat in and around Montreal:

  • St. Lawrence River: This iconic waterway runs through the heart of Montreal and offers a variety of boating opportunities. Whether you’re looking to go fishing, cruising, or water skiing, the St. Lawrence River has something for everyone.

  • Lac St. Louis: Located just west of Montreal, Lac St. Louis is a popular destination for boaters of all levels. With calm waters and beautiful scenery, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy a day on the water.

  • Lachine Canal: The Lachine Canal is a historic waterway that runs through the heart of Montreal. It offers a unique boating experience, with industrial landmarks and urban scenery alongside natural beauty.

  • Lake of Two Mountains: Located just north of Montreal, the Lake of Two Mountains is a popular destination for boaters and paddlers. With crystal clear waters and plenty of opportunity for swimming and fishing, it’s the perfect place to spend a summer day.

  • Lake Memphremagog: Located in the Eastern Townships, Lake Memphremagog is a large lake with plenty of opportunity for boating and water sports. With stunning mountain views and a variety of recreational activities, it’s a must-visit destination for any Montreal boater.

In addition to these locations, there are many other lakes, rivers, and waterways in the Montreal area that are great for boating and jet skiing. 

Staying Safe On The Water

Don’t miss out on the amazing boating opportunities that Montreal has to offer. Get your Montreal boating license today with MyBoatCard.com and set sail on your next adventure!

Our team is dedicated to providing you with the best possible boating education and certification experience.  Our boater safety course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a confident and competent boater. Plus, with our convenient online platform, you can complete your boating education at your own pace, from the comfort of your own home.

So why wait? Start your journey towards becoming a licensed Montreal boater today.

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MyBoatCard.com® has been Canadas trusted provider of boating safety education since 1999. Our Transport Canada approved Pleasure Craft Operator Card is valid for use nationwide.

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Do all boat operators in Montreal need a boating license?

Anybody who operates a motorboat in Montreal must have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (Boating License) or other proof of competency, regardless of engine horsepower or age of the operator.

How do I obtain a boating license in Montreal?

You can obtain your Montreal PCOC by completing our free online boating safety course and passing the Transport Canada PCOC exam. When you have passed the online exam you can print your temporary PCOC and go boating right away. We will mail out your permanent pleasure craft operator card in under 48 hours.

Does my Montreal boating license expire?

The Pleasure Craft Operator Card never expires and is good for life! There are no annual fees. 

What age do I need to be to get a boating license in Montreal?

There is no minimum age for obtaining a Pleasure Craft Operator Card. As long as you are old enough to take the online boating safety course and pass the online exam you are old enough to get a boating license in Montreal. Remember, your boating license never expires!

Are there age and horsepower restrictions in Montreal?

In Montreal, horsepower restrictions apply to operators under 16 years of age. Youths less than 16 years of age may not operate boats in Montreal with motors over certain horsepower limits unless someone 16 years of age or older, and certified, is directly supervising them from inside the boat.

You must be 16 years of age or older to operate a PWC / jet ski in Montreal.

Is the Montreal boating license valid in all other Canadian provinces?

Your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (boating license) is valid in all Canadian provinces and territories.

What happens if I lose my Montreal boating license?

If you lose your boating license, simply give us a call on 1800 886 5303 to order a replacement card. We will send you a temporary card to print immediately so you can go boating right away. Your replacement PCOC will be shipped out to you within 48 hours.

What’s the Montreal boating safety course all about?

MyBoatCard.com’s official safety course has been approved by Transport Canada. The course provides you with the knowledge required to pass the Transport Canada PCOC exam and obtain your Montreal boating license. The course topics include boating basics, safety equipment, boat operation, rules and regulations and boating navigation rules. Best of all, MyBoatCard.com® provides the course for free.

Is the Transport Canada exam difficult?

MyBoatCard.com’s safety course covers everything you need to know to pass your online PCOC exam. The online PCOC exam is open book and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. The passing score is 75% (38 out of 50). If you fail don’t worry you can retake the exam after a 24 hour wait. Your one-time fee includes unlimited exam retries and unlimited access to the online course material.

How long does it take to receive my boating license in Montreal?

When you pass the online boating license test, you can print your Temporary Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) at home and go boating in Montreal right away. The temporary PCOC expires 60 days from the date you passed the test. MyBoatCard.com® will manufacture and ship your permanent PCOC within 48 hours. It should arrive at your Montreal mailing address within one week.

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MyBoatCard.com® is Canada’s trusted provider of boating safety education and has been Transport Canada approved since 1999.

MyBoatCard.com® is accredited by Transport Canada to certify boaters for their Official Pleasure Craft Operator Card. The boating card is good for life and valid in all Canadian provinces and territories including Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and the Yukon.

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MyBoatCard.com® is Canada’s trusted provider of boating  safety education and has been Transport Canada approved since 1999.

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MyBoatCard.com® online boating safety course is fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. The course has been designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

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MyBoatCard.com® is accredited by Transport Canada to deliver boating safety courses and administer tests for the issuance of Pleasure Craft Operator Cards, including replacement cards, under the Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations.

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