1. Study and pass the Florida Boat Rental Course.
You have the option to study the online course material and take the Practice Exam or you can go straight to the 25-question Temporary Boating Certification Exam.
<h4>2. Pay and print Temporary Boating Certificate.</h4> <p>After passing with a score of at least 76% and paying the course fee, you’ll receive a Temporary Boating Certificate. This is your temporary permit to legally rent a boat or PWC and operate it on Florida waters.</p> <h4>3. Get your rental and get on the water!</h4> <p>With your Temporary Boating Certificate, you can legally rent a boat or PWC anywhere in Florida. Your Temporary Boating Certificate is valid for 90 days.</p> <p>(To get a lifetime Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card, you can take the complete and official <a href="https://www.boat-ed.com/Florida" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Florida Boat Ed Course</a>.)</p>