North Carolina Boat Registration Lettering

Don't let the DNR ruin your day. Make sure when boating in North Carolina you have the proper boat registration decals on your vessel.

General information about numbers

We'll guide you through the process of creating North Carolina boat numbers when you click design now. Each state has specific verbiage as to their requirements. See the North Carolina specific section below. The general requirements for boat registrations numbers are as follows:

  • A minimum of 3" letter height
  • A block style font such as (impact or arial black)
  • Generally located on the forward hull portion of the boat next to the DNR tag
  • A contrasting color to base color of your boat.
  • Letters separated by a space or a dash (-)

North Carolina Specific Registration Laws

Please review your state specific requirements before purchasing identification decals as they do vary from state to state. Our designer is setup to comply with the general requirements above. If you require a specific requirement not in our designer, just leave a comment at checkout and we'll adust your design (no big deal!). North Carolina has a simple PDF how and where to apply your numbers. Read it Here.

Placement Information

North Carolina specifies that boat numbers be placed on the forward portion of the boat (the bow) on both sides.

Number Kits are Standard

Our north carolina number kits are solid as a pair with 2.

You get two registration numbers automatically

How does my lettering arrive?

Your vinyl lettering is cut, weeded, and coated in a transfer tape ready to install. Installation instructions are located here. We have many optional installation accessories located in our accessories section.

North Carolina Boat Registration Numbers

What our customers say

Excellent product. Easy to apply and looks great.

Boston Whaler Super Sport 13 Boat Lettering from David R, NC

Boston Whaler Super Sport 13 from David R, NC

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Great quality, easy installation! Love them!

2007 Everglades 290 Pilot Boat Lettering from Benjamin K, NY

2007 Everglades 290 Pilot from Benjamin K, NY

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Lettering from Tony S, MI

Lettering from Tony S, MI

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Boat and RV Lettering from David J, MO

Boat and RV Lettering from David J, MO

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Lettering from Brant  O, NH

Lettering from Brant O, NH

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Exactly what I was hoping for. Looked great!

Heyday WT-Surf 2021 Boat Lettering from Joanna S, WV

Heyday WT-Surf 2021 from Joanna S, WV

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Looks great! Thanks

Boston Whaler Boat Lettering from Gail K, NY

Boston Whaler from Gail K, NY

Monday, May 3, 2021

Good quality the service was quick

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I put it on a boat as you can see brand new 2021 I put it on a boat as you can see brand new 2021 Lettering from JAMES G, MA

Saturday, May 1, 2021

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2003 seaswirl stripper Boat Lettering from Wayne G, MA

2003 seaswirl stripper from Wayne G, MA

Monday, May 3, 2021

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2017 Yamaha Waverunner EX Deluxe  Waverunner  Lettering from David P, AL

2017 Yamaha Waverunner EX Deluxe Waverunner Lettering from David P, AL

Saturday, May 1, 2021

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BAJA 20' Outlaw ~boat~ Lettering from Kevin K, TX

BAJA 20' Outlaw ~boat~ Lettering from Kevin K, TX

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Lakes in North Carolina

You'll need North Carolina boat numbers if you are boating in these major lakes (and any other state owned body of water)

Badin Lake - Blewett Falls Lake - Chatuge Lake - Lake Hickory - Lake Higgins - Lake James - Lake Lure - Lake Mackintosh - Lake Norman - Lake Tillery - Lake Townsend - Lake Toxaway - Mayo Lake - Mountain Island Lake - Price Lake - Randleman Lake - Reidsville Lake - Tuckertown Lake - W. Kerr Scott Lake - White Lake - Lake Wylie