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Replacement California Boater Card

If you have lost or damaged your California Boater Card, the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways can issue a replacement.

Contact information:

Phone: 844-421-8333

FAQ about replacement California Boater Cards

How much does it cost to replace a California Boater Card?

There is a $5.00 fee to replace a lost or damaged California Boater Card.

Is there a fine for not having a California Boater Card?

A California Boater Card is required for boating in California. The fine for a first offense is $100, a second offense is $250, and a third offense is $500.

How long will it take to receive my replacement card?

Your replacement California Boater Card application will take 4 to 6 weeks to process after paying the fee and your card will then arrive in the mail within 60 days.


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