North Carolina Bail Agents Association

Prelicensing

Bail Bonds Pre-Licensing Course Details & Registration

Jumpstart your bail bonding career by registering for the pre-licensing (PLE) course. This state-approved 2-day class will provide you with the educational requirement to obtain your bail agent license. More information about the application process can be found under the How to Get Licensed tab. If you have questions or need guidance, contact NCBAA; we are always available as a resource to you.

Upcoming Pre-Licensing Courses

Available classes will be listed below until they are at capacity. Walk-in are WELCOME if the class is still listed the night before the scheduled start date. Walk-in candidates must arrive by 8:45 am.

October 24-25, 2020 – High Point, NC – NCBAA Office

October 31- November 1, 2020– Raleigh, NC – Courtyard Raleigh Crabtree Hotel
3908 Arrow Dr., Raleigh, NC 27612

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November 7-8, 2020 – High Point, NC – NCBAA Office

November 14-15, 2020 – Concord, NC – Comfort Suite Concord Mills
7800 Gateway Ln., NW, Concord, NC 28027

November 21-22, 2020 – High Point, NC – NCBAA Office

November 28-29, 2020– Raleigh, NC – Courtyard Raleigh Crabtree Valley Hotel
3908 Arrow Dr., Raleigh, NC 27612

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December 5-6, 2020 – Concord, NC – Comfort Suite Concord Mills
7800 Gateway Ln., NW, Concord, NC 28027

December 12-13, 2020 – High Point, NC – NCBAA Office

December 19-20, 2020– Raleigh, NC – Courtyard Raleigh Crabtree Valley Hotel
3908 Arrow Dr., Raleigh, NC 27612

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January 2-3, 2021 – High Point, NC – NCBAA Office

January 9-10, 2021 – Concord, NC – Comfort Suite Concord Mills
7800 Gateway Ln., NW, Concord, NC 28027

January 16-17, 2021– Raleigh, NC – Courtyard Raleigh Crabtree Valley Hotel
3908 Arrow Dr., Raleigh, NC 27612

January 23-24, 2021 – High Point, NC – NCBAA Office

January 30-31, 2021 – Concord, NC – Comfort Suite Concord Mills
7800 Gateway Ln., NW, Concord, NC 28027

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NCBAA Office – 1220 Eastchester Dr., Ste104, High Point, NC 27265

Online Class Registration

The PLE course is a two-day class; the timing is 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for both days. Additional PLE class information and details can be found in the PLE Class Details Section.                                PLE SPECIAL – $450 $400

  • Price: $400.00
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The North Carolina Bail Agents Association conducts activities and procedures without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, gender or disability.

Note: Military discounts will be processed post verification. To receive the discount, attach a copy of your DD214 or proof of active US Military Status. Your discount will be processed in the form of a $50 refund. 

Information to Know Before Class

Late Arrivals Will Not Be Admitted.

NCBAA reserves the right to reschedule or move classes. You may move to a different class date by notifying the office of your required change. Rescheduled classes must be taken in the same calendar year as the original class request. Student substitutions may be allowed with prior office approval (same calendar year rule applies). Only 1/2 of tuition is refundable if you decide not to take any class. Requests for refund must be made in writing and received within the same month as the requested class date. 

** As a thank you to our military, any pre-licensing class attendee who is a current or former member of the military will receive a $100.00 discount from the regular class rate of $450. All NCBAA PLE classes are currently being offered at $50 off. This special rate cannot be combined with the military discounts; current or former members of the military will still be able to take advantage of the $100 rebate from the regular rate. 

How to register for a PLE class:

  1. Complete the online registration above.
  2. Register at the door. Walk-ins ARE WELCOME if the class is still listed the night before the scheduled start date. Walk-in candidates must arrive by 8:45 am.
  3. Submit a completed PLE Registration Form (below).
  4. Call NCBAA and register over the phone.

Question: How to become a Bounty Hunter in North Carolina?

Answer: Bounty Hunting in itself is not legal in North Carolina. In order to preform or engage in duties related to the recovery of fugitives or other bail bonding activities, individuals must obtain a bail bonding license, issued by the North Carolina Department of Insurance. Once licensed, duties can vary for licensed bail bondsmen. Some licensed agents preform only duties related to the apprehension of fugitives while others also authorize and sign bail bonds. The term bounty hunting is actually not used in North Carolina. Bail bondsmen and their companies complete all aspects of pretrial services from the signing of bonds to the recovery of defendants.