If you are just visiting Florida, please check the list of vendors that issue temporary certificates, or you may take one of the online Boating Safety Education courses listed below. Once you have completed a classroom or online boating safety course, and would like your State of Florida Boating Education ID card, please mail a copy of your certificate to:
620 South Meridian Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600
Please make sure to include your name, address, date of birth, and telephone number.
NOTE: Every person convicted of a criminal violation, non-criminal infraction resulting in a boating accident or 2 non-criminal infractions within a 12-month period are required to successfully complete mandatory education requirements as required by law.
Until these requirements are met, they must refrain from operating a vessel. Any person who operates a vessel in violation of these provisions is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree. Please contact any of the classroom course providers below to locate a course near you.