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.
To apply for a general contractors license, contact:North Carolina Licensing Board for General ContractorsPost Office Box 17187Raleigh, NC 276191-919-571-4183Website
To apply for a plumbing, heating, or fire sprinkler license, contact:North Carolina Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors1109 Dresser CourtRaleigh, NC 276091-919-875-3612 Website
To apply for an electrical license, contact:North Carolina Board of Examiners of Electrical ContractorsPost Office Box 18727Raleigh, NC 276191-919-733-9042 Website
To schedule all exams other than electrical, contact:PSI3210 East TropicanaLas Vegas, NV 891211-800-733-9267Website
To schedule your electrical exam, contact:Pearson Vue3 Bala Plaza West Suite 300Bala Cynwood, PA 190041-877-224-0225Website