Canada. Transport Canada

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Pleasure Craft Licensing Centre

Record #: IMP0006
Last Full Update: 19 Jan 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Boating Safety Infoline, toll free 1-800-267-6687 ; 1-800-267-6687, Boating Safety Infoline, toll free

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

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions

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:

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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