New Mexico's Official
Boating License Course

Born after December 31, 1987? You must have a New Mexico Boater Education Card to operate any motorized watercraft greater than 10 horsepower.

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New Mexico State Approved

Boating Safety Education is required by anyone born on or after January 1, 1989 operating a pleasure craft (including a sailboat) powered by an engine.

A New Mexico Boater Education Certificate (or boating license) proves that you’ve obtained the knowledge you need to safely operate a motorized watercraft on New Mexico’s waterways. Boaters can get certified by taking the official BOATsmart! New Mexico Boating Safety Course and Test now.

Approved By New Mexico State Parks, 1220 South St. Francis Drive, P.O. Box 1147, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (505)-476-3355,

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