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Welcome to the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC)

The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors’ purpose is to oversee the activities of persons, in North Carolina, who render counseling services to the public to ensure the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.

We encourage you to review the website to learn more about the professional counselor licensure process in the state of North Carolina.  If you have additional questions please email us LPCinfo@ncblpc.org.

NCBLPC Holiday Schedule

Please be aware that the NCBLPC office will be closed in observation of the following holidays:

Holiday Days Closed
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday January 19, 2015

NCBLPC has moved to Greensboro, NC

Effective July 14, 2014 the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC) has a new address; please send all correspondence and applications to:

For General Mail: For Overnight and Special Delivery:
PO Box 77819
Greensboro, NC 27417
7D Terrace Way
Greensboro, NC 27403

We have also changed our phone number, so for questions please reach us at 844-622-3572 or 336-217-6007.  You can contact us by email at LPCinfo@ncblpc.org.   Our fax number is now 336-217-9450.  Please remember that applications and forms cannot be received by fax. If faxed, they will be shredded upon receipt.

2014 Late Renewal Period Information

If you have not mailed your renewal application to the Board please read the information below:

To renew your license, please select the Forms tab above.  Scroll down to section 08 (License Renewal) to obtain the forms and instructions for renewal.

Please note: As of July 1, 2014, all applications for renewal postmarked July 1, 2014 or later are subject to a renewal fee of $200 and a late fee of $75.

Forms Request

You may request a renewal packet by writing to the Board at the following address:


PO Box 77819

Greensboro, NC 27417

Jurisprudence Exam

The NC Jurisprudence exam must be taken after January 1, 2014 and a copy of the certificate of completion must be included in your renewal packet.

This exam applies to all licensure levels, including LPCA’s. For renewal, please take care to select the level of exam (LPCA, LPC, or LPCs) that corresponds to your current status.


If you have questions regarding the renewal of your license, please email the board at the following address: LPCinfo@ncblpc.org