Registration and Titling

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission offers various services to vessel owners to promote safety, establish ownership, and ultimately support the public's enjoyment of water sports and recreation. This site provides information about vessel registration and titling requirements, fees and frequently asked questions.

Renew a vessel registration using one of the following options:


  • Online using a VISA or MasterCard .
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  • By telephone at 800-628-3773, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • In person, at select  wildlife service agents.
  • Registration &Titling prices include an administrative surcharge as mandated by NCGS 75A-5.2(c).

Customer Service


Need assistance with vessel registration and titling? Contact customer service by phone at 800-628-3773 or by email at vessels@ncwildlife.org. Customer service is available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.