SECTION .0700 ‑ LICENSING RECIPROCITY
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
(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
(5) the applicant pays to the Board the annual
license fee as required in Rule .0404 of this Subchapter for the specific license
(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.