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Canada. Transport Canada

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Pleasure Craft Licensing Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone Boating Safety Infoline, toll free 1-800-267-6687 ; 1-800-267-6687, Boating Safety Infoline, toll free
E-Mail obs-bsn@tc.gc.ca
Website www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/debs-obs-paperwork-paperwork_boat_licence-1898.htm
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/TransportandInfrastructureinCanada
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/Transport_gc
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/TransportCanada
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Centre issuing Pleasure Craft Licences
  • the licence's number is used to assist law enforcement and search and rescue organizations
  • a licence is mandatory for all pleasure craft equipped with a motor of 10 horsepower (7.5 kilowatts) or more
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application To apply for a Pleasure Craft Licence by regular mail, download and fill out the application form along with all other required documents and mail it * To apply for a Pleasure Craft Licence online, access the Pleasure Craft Electronic Licensing System and follow all instructions * The form and instructions about what documents to attach are available in the following application package: https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Corp-Serv-Gen/5/forms-formulaires/search/results?FormNumber=84-0172&FormNumber=84-0172
Languages English; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1P 1A4
Mailing Address c/o Pleasure Craft Licensing Centre, PO Box 2006 
Fredericton, NB 
Canada E3B 5G4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Boating
Service Categories Boat Registration

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