Attention boat operators and

PWC operators

New boating law

Boat and PWC operators 12 years of age up to 16 years of age must complete an approved Boat Safety Course (6 hours) before operating on Oklahoma waters, (some exceptions apply). Anyone 16 years of age or older must possess a Photo-ID when operating a vessel powered by 10hp motor or greater.

To enroll in a FREE Boat Safety Course offered by the OKLAHOMA HIGHWAY PATROL or to learn more go to:


Most insurance companies will give a discount to boat owners that complete the course. Some states require this certificate to boat in their state regardless of age. Check with the state you plan to boat in.