Section .0700 ‑ Licensing Reciprocity

Published: 2015

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21 NCAC 18B .0701          license by reciprocity

(a)  The Board has entered into reciprocal licensing

agreements with contractor licensing boards of several states whereby

electrical contractors licensed by the other state boards may obtain a North Carolina electrical contracting license without written examinations provided:

(1)           the applicant furnishes to the Board a

written statement from the state licensing board certifying that the applicant

holds a current electrical contracting license issued by that board;

(2)           the proposed qualified individual for the

applicant is the same individual who is duly qualified for the license

currently issued to the applicant by the state licensing board;

(3)           the applicant files an application on a

form provided by the Board requesting a license under the licensing reciprocity

agreement currently in effect between the Board and the applicant's state

licensing board;

(4)           except for the written examination

requirement, the applicant furnishes to the Board information satisfactorily

verifying to the Board that he meets all of the requirements in Sections .0200,

.0300 and .0400 of this Subchapter applicable to the specific license

classification requested;

(5)           the applicant pays to the Board the annual

license fee as required in Rule .0404 of this Subchapter for the specific license

classification; and

(6)           the license classification for which

application is made is a classification for which the license from the other

state is treated as equivalent under the agreement with that state.

(b)  The expiration date for each license issued under a

reciprocal agreement shall be as prescribed in G.S. 87-44.

(c)  The renewal application due date and late filing

penalty for a license issued under a reciprocal agreement shall be as

prescribed in Rule .0405 of this Subchapter.

(d)  Copies of all reciprocity agreements and applications

are available from the Board.

(e)  In the absence of a current reciprocity agreement in

force between the contractor licensing board of a particular state and this

Board, there is no waiver of examination.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 87‑42; 87‑50;

Eff. October 1, 1988;

Amended Eff. April 15, 2003; March 1, 1999; June 1, 1993.