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330 Sparks Street, Ottawa
Ontario, Canada. K1A 0N8
Transport Canada Approved Boating License
Transport Canada
330 Sparks Street, Ottawa
Ontario, Canada. K1A 0N8

NEW BRUNSWICK BOATING LICENSE

NEW BRUNSWICK BOATING LICENSE

New Brunswick Boating License
Transport Canada
330 Sparks Street, Ottawa,
Ontario, Canada. K1A 0N8
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Study our Boating Course.
Study at your own pace.
Boating Course is free.

2

Pass the PCOC test.
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Retries are free.

3

Print your Temp PCOC.
Go boating right away.
We ship your PCOC for free.

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New Brunswick Boating License

How do I get my boating license in New Brunswick?

To get your boating license in New Brunswick :

  • 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 in New Brunswick within 48 hours.
  • Your boating license never expires and is valid to use nationwide.

Do I need a boating license in New Brunswick?

Yes. Anybody who operates a motorized boat or PWC in New Brunswick must have a proof of competency regardless of your age, engine horsepower or length of boat. The most common proof of competency in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick could result in a fine of $250.

Boating In New Brunswick

New Brunswick is one of the three maritime provinces in Canada, with over 5,000 km of shoreline. Its beautiful coastline ranges from salt marshes and rolling sand dunes to steep, rocky cliffs. There is no boating destination quite like New Brunswick.

Saint John River

Once you have obtained your New Brunswick boating license, the best place to go boating is the Saint John River. The river starts in Maine and continues through New Brunswick and empties into the Atlantic ocean in the Bay of Fundy. Lush green rolling hills will surround you as you cruise along the river and pass through many friendly communities. The Saint John River is the perfect spot for boating and swimming and it has an abundance of anchorages and marinas to stop off at.

Miramichi River

The Miramichi River is another beautiful spot for fishing and sightseeing. It has some of the best fishing in the province and is well known for its wild Atlantic salmon. If fishing is not your thing, no need to worry there are lots to see and do by boat, take a relaxing cruise while taking in the beautiful scenery and wildlife along the shoreline.

Lake Utopia

Lake Utopia is a fun spot for all boaters whether you are powerboating, waterskiing, jet-skiing or sailing there is something for everyone here. Lake Utopia is a popular cottage country with many holiday homes dotted along the shoreline and also on the privately owned islands on the lake.

Visit New Brunswick for your next boating adventure, whether it is boating on the ocean, river or lake you will find it all in one province.

Get your New Brunswick Boating License today!

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

MyBoatCard.com® aims to provide the best value and educational experience to all Canadians. We also guarantee the fastest shipping in New Brunswick. We will manufacture and ship your card in under 48 hours.

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New Brunswick Boating License

What are the New Brunswick Boating License requirements?

If operating a power-driven boat or a PWC in New Brunswick you are required to have a boating license (Pleasure Craft Operator Card). 

In New Brunswick, there is no minimum age to obtain your boating license (Pleasure Craft Operator Card) but there are horsepower restrictions for anyone under 16 years of age operating a boat.

You do not need to be a resident of New Brunswick or Canada to take the MyBoatCard.com® free boating safety course or to obtain a boating license.

All boat operators must carry their boating license with them at all times when boating in New Brunswick. Failure to have your Pleasure Craft Operator Card with you when boating could result in a fine of $250.

Get your boating license today!

What is a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)?

The PCOC is proof of competency. It proves that you have been educated in how to safely operate a boat or PWC in New Brunswick and Canada. You can obtain a PCOC by completing the free MyBoatCard.com® online boating safety course and passing the final Transport Canada exam.

Who needs a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)?

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

Even if your boat is equipped with an electric trolling motor or a motor less than 10hp, you need a boating license. The fine for operating a boat without a Pleasure Craft Operator Card in New Brunswick is $250.

Non-residents of Canada must also show proof of competency if they operate a craft that is registered in Canada or operate a motorized craft on Canadian waters for more than 44 consecutive days.

Can I still get the Pleasure Craft Operator Card if I don’t have an New Brunswick driver's license?

Yes, you do not need to have a driver’s license in order to get a Pleasure Craft Operator Card.

Do I have to be a resident of New Brunswick to take the free boating safety course?

No, you do not have to be a resident of New Brunswick to take the free online boating safety course.

NEW BRUNSWICK BOATING License.
Practice Test.

Looking to get your boating license in New Brunswick and not sure what to expect from the boating license test. MyBoatCard.com® provides a practice test for free so you can test your boating knowledge before you start our boating course and take the Transport Canada test.

MyBoatCard.com’s boating license practice test includes 10 multiple choice questions. The questions are similar to the questions you will be asked in Transport Canada PCOC exam.

The practice test is available for all Canadians looking to get their Pleasure Craft Operator Card.

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Study Guide.

To obtain your Pleasure Craft Operator Card, you will start by taking MyBoatCard.com’s online study guide. Simply study the 5 chapters in the guide and take the helpful quiz questions at the end of each chapter. Once you have completed the online study guide, you will then continue on to the Transport Canada exam.

You can also download and print a study guide if you prefer to have something in your hand to read. The downloadable study guide will provide you with the same boating knowledge as the online study guide, so choose whichever works best for you.

New Brunswick Boating License Study Guide

Boating-License-Study-Guide.pdf

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License Course.

MyBoatCard.com® offers the online boating license course for free in New Brunswick. Study our free Transport Canada approved course and take our free quizzes to prepare for your Transport Canada boating license exam. We track your progress through the course, which allows you to study at your own pace and pick up where you left off at any time.

There is no need for nerves when it comes to the Transport Canada boating license test, it is an open book test and you will be well prepared after taking our free online course. There is no need to worry if you don’t pass the test on the first attempt, here at MyBoatCard.com® retries are free and unlimited. Should you fail the test a second time, Transport Canada makes you repeat the free course and quizzes but this is also free.

Once you have passed the Transport Canada exam you will get a temporary boating license which you can print immediately and go boating. Within 48hrs we will ship your Pleasure Craft Operator Card to your New Brunswick mailing address for free.

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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.

Join the more than 2,000,000 certified Canadians.

Transport Canada Approved Boating License

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330 Sparks Street, Ottawa
Ontario, Canada. K1A 0N8

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New Brunswick Boating License

Canada is boating paradise. With its magnificent coastline of over 25,000 km, thousands of lakes and rivers, there is endless exploring for Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) holders. Get your boating license today and start exploring all Canada has to offer.

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MyBoatCard.com® guarantees the fastest shipping in New Brunswick.  Your boating license (PCOC) is manufactured and shipped out in under 48 hours.

Other providers take 4-6 weeks to ship your card.

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The Canada Shipping Act, 2001 is the principal legislation governing safety of marine transportation and recreational boating, as well as protection of the marine environment in New Brunswick.

Boating and Alcohol in New Brunswick

The consumption of alcohol while operating a boat in New Brunswick is illegal, the same rules that apply to drinking and driving in New Brunswick apply. You can be fined a minimum of $230 or imprisoned. The only time alcohol may be consumed by the passengers on a boat in New Brunswick is if the boat has a sleeping area, cooking facilities, toilet or is docked.

Fines:
$230 – if drinking alcohol on a boat that does not have a sleeping area, cooking facilities or toilet.

Operating a boat while impaired:
1st time offence: Minimum $1,000 fine, minimum 7 days’ imprisonment
2nd time offence: Minimum $1,000 fine, minimum 30 days’ imprisonment
3rd time offence: Minimum $1,000 fine, minimum 120 days’ imprisonment.

New Brunswick Boating Fines

$250 – Not having the required PCOC or proof of competency on board
$250 – Boating underage
$250 – Violating horsepower restrictions
$350 – Careless boating
$200 – Missing safety equipment
$500 – Unsafe boating
$200 – Per missing lifejacket/pdf onboard
$250 – No spotter or seating for passenger in tow

 

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MyBoatCard.com® was established to provide you with the most affordable and fastest way to obtain your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC). We are 100% Canadian owned.

Purchase your official PCOC for only $39. One time fee. Card never expires.

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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.

MyBoatCard.com® automatically keeps track of your progress so you can study at your own pace.

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Transport Canada approved New Brunswick Boating Safety Course is free.
Take the course in your own time and risk free.

Other providers try to get you to pay upfront before you even have a chance to try out their course!

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The 10 most common questions asked by boaters in New Brunswick.

New Brunswick Boating License

Do all boat operators in New Brunswick need a boating license?

Anybody who operates a motorboat in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick?

You can obtain your New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick boating license expire?

The New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick?

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 New Brunswick. Remember, your boating license never expires!

Are there age and horsepower restrictions in New Brunswick?

In New Brunswick, horsepower restrictions apply to operators under 16 years of age. Youths less than 16 years of age may not operate boats in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick.

Is the New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick?

When you pass the online boating license test, you can print your Temporary Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) at home and go boating in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick mailing address within one week.

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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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