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Requirements for Operating a Snowmobile
Age Certificate Required? Exceptions
Born before 1/1/1985 No None
Born on or after 1/1/1985 and 12 years of age or older Yes

No certificate is required for persons operating on lands owned or leased by the operator’s parent or guardian. This does not include land leased by an organization of which the operator or the operator’s parents or guardians are members.

Under age 12 No

A parent, guardian, or person 18 years old or older must accompany the child on the same snowmobile when operating on public areas.

No certificate or accompanying adult is required for persons operating on lands owned or leased by the operator’s parent or guardian. This does not include land leased by an organization of which the operator or the operator’s parents or guardians are members.