North Carolina Painter License

• 18 April 2020

North Carolina Licensing Overview for a Painter

Licensing for a painter in North Carolina is controlled by the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors.

General Guidelines for a Painter in North Carolina

Industry standards to perform painting services can generally be followed as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a painter license?

Licensing applicants will need to pass exams provided by the North Carolina Licensing board. Before you can work on removing lead-based paint, you will have to take a series of classes provided by the Environmental Protection Agency and receive certification.

What’s the state licensing site for a painter?

North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors

What are some training programs available for a painter?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?


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