Online Alcohol Class offers the most comprehensive underage consumption course available in North Dakota. We offer Level 1 (8 hour), Level 2 (16 hour), and Level 3 (24 hour) online Minor in Possession and Minor in Consumption Courses.
Often students and parents call us to ask about the MIP laws in North Dakota. As a courtesy, we've compiled the laws from every U.S. state and listed them below.
Please note that the North Dakota MIP laws shown below are meant to help help you to learn about your local North Dakota laws. While we have tried to show the most up-to-date version of North Dakota minor in possession laws, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy. This page is not a replacement for legal advice from a lawyer. It is in your best interest that you find a qualified attorney for more information about North Dakota MIP laws.
Possession is prohibited with NO EXCEPTIONS.
Consumption is prohibited with NO EXCEPTIONS.
Internal possession is not explicitly prohibited.
Notes: INTERNAL POSSESSION: Although North Dakota does not prohibit Internal Possession as defined by APIS, beginning on August 1, 1999, it has a statutory provision that prohibits an individual under 21 from having "recently consumed" an alcoholic beverage. N.D. Cent. Code § 5-01-08.
Purchase is prohibited and there is NO ALLOWANCE for youth purchase for law enforcement purposes.
Furnishing is prohibited with NO EXCEPTIONS.
Beer: 18 for servers and 21 for bartenders
Wine: 18 for servers and 21 for bartenders
Spirits: 18 for servers and 21 for bartenders
Condition(s) that must be met in order for an underage person to sell alcoholic beverages:
Notes: Any person who is eighteen years of age or older but under twenty-one years of age may be employed by the restaurant to serve and collect money for alcoholic beverages, if the person is under the direct supervision of a person twenty- one or more years of age, but may not be engaged in mixing, dispensing, or consuming alcoholic beverages.
Provision(s) targeting minors:
Provision(s) targeting retailers:
BAC limit: 0.02 - a BAC level above the limit is per se (conclusive) evidence of a violation.
Applies to drivers under age 21.
Keg definition: greater than 6 gallons
Purchaser information collected:
Warning information to purchaser: Not Required
Deposit: not required
Provisions do not specifically address disposable kegs
No use/lose law.
No State-imposed liability for hosting underage drinking parties.