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Structural Pest Control Section

Mission Statement

To protect the health and safety of the public and the environment by regulating the structural pest control industry and the pesticide products used, to improve the quality of structural pest control services and reduce fraudulent, unscrupulous activities.


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To send in an original, or updated Certificate of Insurance, email COI to Also, please provide this email address to your insurance company so they can submit your COI directly to the SPC&PD Division.

Attention SPC Licensees: A Notice About Lapses in Insurance



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COVID-19 Related Information



Additional Structural Pest Control Professional Information



Simple steps taken to secure pesticides and chemicals will prevent poisonings in the home. To find out more about poison prevention tips and resources to protect your family Click here to learn more


For a list of EPA approved products to control rats and mice click here to learn more



Fees for Cardholders

Registered Technician (RT card) -   $40.00 for new card and/or renewal
Certified Applicators (CA card) -   $50.00 for new card and/or renewal/ $5 for each additional phase
License (Lic) -    $200.00 for first phase/ $75.00 for each additional phase

Transfer Fees
There is a $10.00 fee to transfer License
There is a $5.00 fee to transfer Certified Applicator Cards
Registered Technican (RT) Cards are not transferable
RT Cards are purchased for $40.00

Duplication fees

There is a $5.00 duplication fee for any card which is lost, damaged or destroyed

Examination Fees*

Certification Exams -   $25.00 per phase (P, W,F)
No fee for the Core exam
License Exam-              $50.00 per phase (P, W, F)

** The fee for attending the Registered Technician Training Program has not changed. This fee is still $25.00**


The Structural Pest Control Section (SPC) is a regulatory agency responsible for the administration of the Structural Pest Control Law and the Rules adopted thereunder by the Structural Pest Control Committee (SPCC).

***The North Carolina Structural Pest Control Committee issued a directive effective immediately. All persons applying to take the license exam must submit a Criminal Background Check with your 9 page application. No applications without a background check will be accepted by SPC.***


Attention SPC Licensees: A Notice About Lapses in Insurance




NCDA&CS Structural Pest Control and Pesticide Division, J. Patrick Jones, Director
Mailing Address: 1090 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1090
Physical Address: 4400 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 733-6100 ; FAX: (919) 733-0633

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