The BoatUS Foundation's Online Course is the only free Online Boating Safety Course approved by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
The BoatUS Foundation's Free Online Boating Safety Course is not approved to meet the mandatory education requirements for Tennessee boaters born after 1/1/1989. However, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency recommends taking this course in order to prepare for obtaining the official TWRA Boating Safety Education Certificate.
To get your official TWRA Boating Safety Education Certificate, follow these simple steps:
- Click Start Here above to view a short video on using our online course
- Take the course and pass the Final Exam - it's absolutely free to take the course and exam
- Purchase a Type 600 Boat Safety Exam Permit for $10 from any business that sells hunting and fishing licenses and hold on to your receipt which is your 'ticket' to take the exam at an official proctored exam location.
- Visit www.tnwildlife.org to find a location near you and get more information on signing up for the exam
- Take and pass the exam at the testing location nearest you and your official, wallet-sized card will be mailed to you