The Board is now offering the licensing exam six times a  year at locations across North Carolina. Please review the exam schedule and contact the Board’s Director, barden@recanc.com, to schedule your appointment to the exam administration below.

Note: Only approved applications will be allowed to be seated for the examination. In other words: You submit application first, then you are scheduled to take the exam.

October 21st, 2017 1pm – Pitt Community College, Charles E. Russell Building, Room 107, Greenville, NC

November 10th, 2017 10am – 1046 Washington Street, Raleigh, NC 27605

December 2nd, 2017 1pm – Forsyth Technical Community College, Classroom #16, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston Salem, NC

February 10th, 2018 1pm – Robeson County Community College, Building #14, Room 1408B, Lumberton, NC

April 7th, 2018 1pm – North Carolina Justice Academy, Edneyville, NC

June 2018 TBD – Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte)

August 4th, 2018 – Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh (room to be scheduled in May 2018)

Consumers and Locksmiths Beware!

Fraudulent Locksmiths are active throughout North Carolina.

Statewide media outlets have shed light onto unlicensed locksmith work recently. Follow any of these links to see stories and videos of investigative reporting about this illegal activity.

WRAL Reports by Cullen Browder

WECT Report by Kristy Ondo

WBTV Report by Jamie Boll

Scam operations are also operating in the state selling alarm systems:

Report from Tennessee regarding APX Alarm


File an Official Complaint with:
the Attorney General’s Office

File a Complaint with:
– NC Locksmith Board