To work as a general contractor on projects costing more than $30,000 in North Carolina, you must get a license from the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors. Electrical, plumbing, heating and fire sprinkler contractors must be licensed.
Contractor License Lookup (external): To check if a general contractor has been licensed, call (919) 571-4183 or click here .
To check if a plumbing, heating or fire sprinkler contractor is licensed, go to here or call (919) 875-3612.
To check if a electrician has been licensed, go to here or call (919) 733-9042.
Or, more detailed information on North Carolina’s contractor licensing policy