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Get Your Ontario Boating License Online

Take the Transport Canada-approved online boating course and test to get your official Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC). Drive a Boat Canada is a certified provider of the Canadian boating license for Ontario residents.

3 simple steps for your Ontario boater’s license

With our online boat safety course, you can practice for the Ontario boating exam in a relaxed environment while watching engaging and easy-to-remember videos. The official Transport-Canada approved exam can then be taken as many times as you like free of charge. Get your Ontario Pleasure Craft Operator Card in just a few hours by registering, reading the materials, and taking the exam on any device you feel comfortable with. It could not be easier!

1. Complete the online safety course

There are approximately 3 hours of learning materials available in this online boat safety course. Once you pass the safety course, you will advance to the timed Transport Canada Boating Safety Test. You can retake the test as many times as you need if you do not pass the first time.

2. Print your temporary Ontario boating license

Your Temporary Boating License will be ready to print once you pass the Transport Canada Boating Safety Test. It’s that simple to start driving a boat.

3. Get your permanent Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Within a few weeks, you’ll receive your permanent Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC). This card is recognized by all provinces, including Ontario.

Are boating licenses required for everyone in Ontario?

A Pleasure Craft Operator Card is required in Ontario as proof of education for anyone operating a motorized pleasure craft. If you don’t have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card, which serves as your Ontario boat license, you will face an automatic fine of $250.

Trusted by Ontarians, with over 2 million certified Canadian boaters since 2001

Drive a Boat Canada has helped over 2 million Canadians get their Pleasure Craft Operator Card since 2001. Our Transport Canada-approved boating course is trusted by Ontarians for a quick and stress-free boat license certification.

Why get your Ontario boating license with Drive a Boat Canada?

Drive a Boat Canada is committed to offering an unparalleled learning experience for new boaters in Ontario. Here’s what you can expect with our boating safety course:

Study at your own pace

You are in total control of your learning experience with Drive a Boat Canada. Complete your boating safety course at your own pace from your laptop or mobile phone in the comfort of your own home. Don’t pass the first time? We offer unlimited retries at no extra cost!

A fun and engaging learning experience

Our dynamic boating course includes interactive videos and quizzes that provide an entertaining learning experience. Rather than just reading your boating test, you will be listening, watching and engaging, which helps you retain information, become a more knowledgeable boater and, above all, have fun while doing it!

Group and family discounts

In addition to the individual $59.95 CAD boating course, Drive a Boat Canada offers group and family discounts that make it easy for friends and family to get their Pleasure Craft Operator Card together as a team:

  • 2 People: $49.95 per PCOC
  • 3 People: $44.95 per PCOC
  • 4 People: $34.95 per PCOC

Get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card in Ontario

Drive a Boat Canada offers a fun and stress-free experience for obtaining your Pleasure Craft Operator Card in Ontario. Over 2 million Canadian boaters have been certified with us. Register today and receive your official boating license in as little as one afternoon!