Boat and personal watercraft (PWC) licences

How to get, keep and renew a boat driving licence or personal watercraft (PWC) driving licence in NSW.

Follow these steps to apply for a general boat or PWC licence for the first time in NSW.
Renew your boat or personal watercraft (PWC) licence before it expires. Apply for a replacement if it’s lost, stolen, damaged, or your details change.
You need to show evidence of practical boating experience to get a general boat driving licence. You can do this through a logbook or course.
Here’s how to study for and sit the licence knowledge tests.
How much does it cost to get, replace or renew a boat or PWC licence in NSW? Also, what are the fees for licence knowledge tests?
Moving to NSW? How to get a NSW boat or PWC licence if you’re an interstate or overseas licence holder.
Learn about eyesight tests, medical requirements and licence conditions for a boat or PWC licence in NSW.
You need to show proof of your identity to get Maritime-related products such as a boat licence.
How to combine an unrestricted driver licence and adult boat licence onto one card.

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