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The North Carolina Board for Licensing of Geologists

The North Carolina Board for Licensing of Geologists is responsible for regulating the public practice of geology in North Carolina, in accordance with North Carolina General Statute §89E, the Geologists Licensing Act.


May 23, 2023

2023-2024 License Renewal Now Open

Online renewal for the 2023-2024 license period is now available. Login and renew your license through the license portal by June 30, 2023.

May 27, 2022

Renewal Coming Soon! Renewal Deadline Extended.

Online Renewal Coming Soon! Renewal Deadline Extended through July 31, 2022.



ASBOG® Examination - October 6, 2023

The ASBOG® exam will convert to computer based testing (CBT) beginning with the March 2023 administration. The exam can be taken at any of 575 testing facilities throughout the contiguous US, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii. There are currently 21 locations available in North Carolina. Visit for further information. Active exam candidates will receive further information in November 2022. In order to take the October 6, 2023 exam, candidates must have a completed application on file with the NC Board. Your file must be complete by July 27, 2023 in order to ensure that the application can be approved by the Board at their August 2023 meeting. The testing portal will open for registration 6 weeks prior to the examination.

Quarterly Board Meeting - 9:30 am - November 2, 2023

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am and will be held at the NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606