ANS Sticker Required On Watercraft

Boaters with watercraft registered outside of the state who do not have a 2021 aquatic nuisance species sticker are reminded to purchase a current sticker before operating watercraft on North Dakota waters.

The state law requires a $15 ANS fee for motorized watercraft not licensed in North Dakota to be paid for each calendar year, and the ANS sticker must be displayed on the watercraft.

In addition, Minnesota anglers launching boats on the North Dakota side of the Red River must have a current ANS sticker displayed on the watercraft.

The ANS sticker can be purchased by logging into the Department’s website at


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