If you have previously taken and passed a Maryland Basic Boating course or the Maryland equivalency exam, you may request a replacement card by providing the following information by e-mail, fax or mail:
Fax Number: (410) 643-1485
Maryland Natural Resources Police
305 Marine Academy Drive, Suite 1
Stevensville, MD 21666
There is no charge for this service. Please allow 2 weeks for the replacement card to be mailed to you. We do not fax copies of cards. If you have taken the course in another state, you will have to contact that state agency to issue you a duplicate card. Maryland recognizes all other states Boating Safety Education certificates as long as the course has been approved by NASBLA (National Association of State Boating Law Administrators). Please allow two weeks for receipt of the replacement card.
If you have previously taken and passed a boating safety course on line, you may request a replacement card by contacting one of the three providers listed below. The Maryland Natural Resources Police do not issue replacement cards for on-line classes.
For those who have taken the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary or U.S. Power Squadron course, you must contact them directly for a replacement card.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)