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North Carolina Contractor License (NC) Licensing, Exams, Continuing Education

A general contractors license (residential or building construction) is required in North Carolina (NC) for projects that exceed $30,000.  Any electrical, plumbing, and HVAC projects will also require a license. Applications can be obtained from the following boards: General Contractors by calling 1-919-571-4183; Electricians by calling 1-919-733-9042; plumbing, HVAC, and fuel piping by calling 1-919-875-3612. All examinations other than Electrical can be scheduled through PSI by calling 1-800-733-9267. For electrical examinations, contact Promissor at 1-800-204-6231. Please select the license/examination that you are interested in.

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North Carolina Contacts

To apply for a general contractors license, contact:
North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors
Post Office Box 17187
Raleigh, NC 27619
1-919-571-4183
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To apply for a plumbing, heating, or fire sprinkler license, contact:
North Carolina Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors
1109 Dresser Court
Raleigh, NC 27609
1-919-875-3612
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To apply for an electrical license, contact:
North Carolina Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
Post Office Box 18727
Raleigh, NC 27619
1-919-733-9042
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To schedule all exams other than electrical, contact:
PSI
3210 East Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
1-800-733-9267
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To schedule your electrical exam, contact:
Pearson Vue
3 Bala Plaza West Suite 300
Bala Cynwood, PA 19004
1-877-224-0225
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