North Carolina
State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors


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All forms, with the exception of the Renewal Forms, are fillable forms.  You may download the form(s) and type in the required information on your computer before printing, or you may print the blank form and write in the required information.

Forms that do not require payment of a processing fee and/or a public notary may be e-mailed or faxed.  Forms that do require payment of a processing fee and/or a public notary must be mailed or otherwise delievered to our office.

Please DO NOT use UPS, FedEx, or any other delivery service to send mail to the Board. Due to COVID-19, Our office is not staffed and there is no one to accept the delivery. If you wish to expedite your letter or package delivery, you should use United States Postal Service (USPS) Priority Mail. The Post Office is holding our mail at the facility and our staff is picking it up every few days.

Please note:  All fees accompanying forms must be paid by check or money order. The Board does not accept payment by cash, credit/debit cards, or any other electronic means. 

Complaint Form

Current & New Licensee Forms  
Change of Address or Status & New Activations

Forms Requiring Payment

These forms may be mailed with a check, or for quicker processing and online payment, you may submit them by email or fax. The form will be reviewed and you will receive an email with payment information. After your online payment is processed, you will receive email confirmation of the changes  and instructions for printing your license.

 1. *Trade Name Change (Licensee or firm name in which business is conducted)

 2. *Add Sub-licensee

     * Forms 1 & 2 require notarization. The oriiginal notarized paper document must
        be mailed to the Board office and received within 2 weeks.

 3. License Activation (for examinees who have passed required exam)

     New licensees will receive their certificate by mail.

Forms Requiring No Payment

These forms may be mailed, emailed or faxed. You will receive the updated license by email.
  1. Address Change: Licensee
  2. Address Change: Sub-licensee
  3. Delete Sub-licensee
Renewal Forms
NOTICE:  All licensees MUST CLICK HERE AND READ the Public Notice Statement from the North Carolina Industrial Commission.
                 All licensees MUST SIGN the attestestion included on the renewal forms below. 

                 Renewal forms submitted without the licensee's signature will not be processed.

  1. Renewal Form - 2020 without Sub-Licensees
  2. Renewal Form - 2020 with Sub-Licensees
  3. Renewal Form - 2020 and Previous Year(s) with or without Sub-Licensee
  4. Reinstatement Form- 2020 Sublicensees returning to Contractor Status
New Applicant Forms  
  1. Plumbing, Heating, and Fuel Piping Contractor Examination Application
  2. Restricted Limited Plumbing Contractor Examination Application
  3. Fire Sprinkler Installation & Inspection Contractor Examination Application
  4. Residential Fire Sprinkler Installation Contractor
  5. Plumbing, Heating & Fuel Piping Technician
  6. State & Local Government Technician Examination Application
  7. State & Local Government Technician Application (without examination)
  8. Private Educational Institution Techinican Application
  9. Private Educational Institution Technician Application (without examination)
  10. Fire Sprinkler Inspection Technician Examination Application
  11. Fire Sprinkler Inspection Technician Application (without examination)
  12. Fire Sprinkler Maintenance Technician
  13. Book Reference List for All Applicants
  14. Request for Exam Review (for examinees who have failed a recent exam)
  15. Re-Examination Application
  16. Customer Affidavit


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