Required Licenses

Below you will find a few links and information to help get you prepared for your day on the water.


It’s the law! Law enforcement officers patrol the waterways to make your boating experience safe and pleasant. Cooperate with them by knowing and following your state or province’s safe boating laws and guidelines found in our boater’s license courses and boater safety handbooks.

Whether you’re getting on the water with a boat or a personal watercraft, Boat US online boater safety courses and tests can help you prepare for safe and responsible boating.

Recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard, approved by NASBLA and your state boating license agency, and approved by Transport Canada.

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Whether it’s fishing a cold mountain stream, a warm Piedmont pond or a blackwater coastal river, North Carolina has many opportunities for those who wish to fish in North Carolina. Before you hit the water to start fishing. Be sure to purchase your in state or out of state fishing license from the North Carolina Wildlife Commission.

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