LICENSES AND PERMITS
Identifying all of the licenses, permits, and other regulatory approvals required to do business in North Carolina is a crucial step in the planning process.
-Consultants with the state’s Business Link North Carolina (BLNC) team are available to assist you in identifying state licensing requirements for specific business activities and provide a wealth of information about service providers, resources and programs. For personal assistance, call 800-228-8443 between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
-The Corporations Division of the Secretary of State’s Office can provide information related to organizing and incorporating your business.
-Information about environmental permits may be found in the Permit Directory of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) website here.
-Information about other licenses required by N.C. state agencies or occupational licensing boards can be found here on the BLNC website.