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Mandatory Boater Education
Request an Exam
If you are an experienced boater and have a good working knowledge of navigation rules and Washington laws, you may opt to take a 75-question equivalency exam with no reference material.
To request a equivalency exam, email the
of Washington State Parks with the following information:
Date of birth
First and last name, exactly as it on your current government-issued photo identification (e.g. driver’s license, state I.D. card, or passport)
Mailing address (including city, state, and zip code)
Send only one name per email request.
A unique numbered certification exam and detailed instructions will be mailed to you. Allow up to two weeks for delivery.
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