Toronto Harbour Permit Course
(Powered Vessel Operator Permit)
The Harbour Permit Course and Exam is now online!
See below for details
The Power Vessel Operator’s Permit course (Harbour Permit) and exam is now online. Students must each have a separate device, reliable internet connection, webcam and microphone.
The practical test session is in-person at our Port Credit Harbour Marina location (delayed until after June 2nd, 2021). We provide the boat and a PFD for you. This is a basic test of your ability to remain in control of a powered vessel.
2021 Course Materials
Course study materials are included with your course registration
Register or Renew your Permit?
Just received your new permit in the mail? Register it online with Ports Toronto in order to receive email reminders for annual renewals. Use the following link to renew your permit for 2021. CLICK HERE To Register or Renew a Permit]
2021 Course Dates
Tuesday, June 15th: 7pm to 9pm
Tuesday, June 22nd: 7pm to 9pm
Practical testing: Delayed. Permits will be issued for 2021 following the successful completion of the online course and exam.
NOTE: Temporary Harbour permits will be issued following successful completion of online exams issued prior to June 1st. You will be required to agree when registering to complete the practical test with us before the end of the 2021 boating season. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
♦ Students registering for this PVOP course must be at least 14 years old and have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card or other Transport Canada accepted form of competency to operate the boat.
♦ Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). BoaterSkills.ca is committed to excellence in serving all clients, including people with disabilities. We invite you to let us know of any accommodation you require as a result of a disability.
Practical Test Session COVID-19 Safety Protocols (test delayed until further notice)
- Maximum 4 students on the dock per TEST session
- COVID-19 survey completed by students before entry
- Masks worn by everyone (including instructor)
- Social distancing required of 6 ft/2m
- Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes available on site.
QUESTIONS? Please contact us before registering for the Powered Vessel Operator Course.