License Renewal

Notice: The deadline to renew geology licenses for the 2022-2023 license year has been extended to July 31, 2022.

All licenses must be renewed by July 31, 2022.  Individual licensees will be required to report 12 hours of CE with their renewal. Licensees can check their available Carryover CE here. 

The annual license period for all individual and corporate geology licenses runs from July 1 to June 30 of the following year. All licenses must be renewed annually.

Renew Online

The NCBLG has launched a new portal for online renewals. Click read more below to see instructions for logging in and completing the renewal.

Renewal Requirements

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Individual License Renewals

  • The renewal fee for individual licenses is $85. A $50 late fee will apply starting August 1. Licenses not renewed by August 31 must be reinstated.
     
  • All licensed geologists must report 12 Professional Development Hours (PDH) of continuing education (CE) prior to renewing.* 

    All licensees are required to complete and submit the CE Activity Log with their license renewal, including those who are exempt or renewing with carryover CE only. 

    *New licensees by way of examination are exempt from the CE requirement for their first renewal. Licensees by way of comity are required to report 12 PDH of CE with their first license renewal. 

    Renewals after June 30: Report CE earned after June 30, 2022 if it is needed to meet the 12 PDH requirement. Excess CE earned after June 30 should be reported for the 2022-2023 license year (i.e., with next year's renewal).
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Plus (click or tap to expand) + Corporate License Renewals

  • The renewal fee for corporate licenses is $25. A $50 late fee will apply starting August 1. Licenses not renewed by August 31 must be reinstated.
     
  • The individual license for your firm's designated Geologist in Charge must also be renewed by July 31, 2022, or the corporate license will be subject to revocation.

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