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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.


April 12, 2024

Periodic Review of Existing Rules

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 150B-21.3A requires the NC Board for Licensing of Geologists (NCBLG) to conduct a review of its rules every ten years, determining whether each rule is necessary or unnecessary. The NCBLG determined that all current rules are necessary. The public has 60 days to review and provide comment.

November 15, 2023

2024 Meeting Schedule to be set at December 8, 2023 meeting of the Board

The 2024 meeting schedule for the NC Board for Licensing of Geologists will be set at their December 8, 2023 regularly scheduled quarterly meeting. Typically, the Board meets in late January/early February, late April, late August and early November. The meetings are set to coincide with ASBOG® exam registration windows, when applicable.



Quarterly Board Meeting - 9:30 am - August 21, 2024

NC State University Club 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606

ASBOG® Examination - October 4 & 5 2024

The ASBOG® exam is now administered by computer based testing (CBT). 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 late August 2024. In order to take the October 4 & 5, 2024 exam, candidates must have a completed application on file with the NC Board. Your file must be complete by August 1, 2024 in order to ensure that the application can be approved by the Board at August 21, 2024 meeting. The testing portal will open for registration approximately 6 weeks prior to the examination.

ASBOG® Annual Business Meeting

Ft. Collins, Colorado - October 22-26, 2024

Quarterly Board Meeting - 9:30 am - November 6, 2024

UNC Charlotte