The following items must be presented to your Instructor/Proctor - All paperwork will be collected at the conclusion of the exam:
**Printed copy of your Boat-Ed or BoaterExam Online Course Completion Certificate, we will collect it.
**Photo ID with Date of Birth or Photo ID and a state issued document with date of Birth You’ll display this with your window rolled up so we can get a close look at it and at you! We will be comparing the date of birth on your photo ID with the date of birth on your certificate of completion. So if you have tinted front windows, we recommend you bring another vehicle, or you will need to have your window open.
**Proctored Exam Fee: $50 per Student Cash: Exact change required Check: Payable to: Boat Safe US, LLC ***We do not accept credit cards***
**Two envelopes: One self addressed, stamped envelope and one blank stamped envelope – We will do our best to try to put your temporary certificate in your vehicle upon successful completion of the exam, we need you to be aware that if mother nature is not cooperating, it may be necessary for us to mail the pink temporary boating safety certificate. If you receive your pink copy on the same day of the exam, you will keep one envelope and you will give us one envelope. The envelope that you leave with us will be for you to receive your permanent boat safety certificate. The second envelope is essentially our insurance policy that you will receive your temporary boating safety certificate in a timely fashion. The Permanent certificate will be issued to you after it is printed at the New Jersey State police headquarters in Trenton, this may take up to six months.
**Pen and pencil
**A hard surface to write on, such as a clipboard or hard cover book - The state police form that you will be filling out is a three-part form that will require you to press hard to make sure your writing is getting to the third copy. This is the pink copy and will be your temporary boat safety certificate. Remember, your writing must appear on your pink copy. So please press hard to get down to that third copy!
**Your smart phone - When you arrive at the drive-through exam site, you will check in with us via text with the following information: your name and your date of birth. Upon receiving your text, we will text you a video link of the process of filling out your paperwork and taking your exam while in your vehicle. We would ask that you open this link immediately and begin watching as you are waiting in queue for you to be called forward. This will be an entirely new video that you have never seen before! It is specifically designed for viewing at the Drive through Exam site.
If you have any questions regarding your confirmation, please email us at Exam@BoatSafeUS.com
Children can take the online class at 13 years old. In New Jersey, there are two minimum ages, 13 years old for vessels powered by electric trolling motors, or vessels 12' or longer with less than 10 total HP. Operators of all other power vessels, including personal watercraft, must be at least sixteen years old, this includes out-of-state residents.
Internet Course: There are two components to an approved internet boat safety course. The first is successful completion of the online portion of the course. The second is successful completion of a closed book, in-person, proctored exam administered by an approved boat safety instructor through arrangements made with the approved internet course provider.