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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.


COVID-19 Guidance Document for PMP's--March 24, 2020


Useful Links for Information on Disinfectants and COVID-19

National Pesticide Information Center - Using Disinfectants to Control the COVID-19 Virus

EPA - List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2

Commercial Application of Antimicrobial Pesticides in NC


Exam Pre-registration




When it is time to send in an original, or updated, certificate of insurance, you can now have it emailed directly to This address will get the insurance information to the appropriate people, who handle getting your insurance information updated in your account. Please let your insurance company know about this email address, the next time you are due to have yours updated with the Division.


Canine Detection License Requirements

Q & A Mosquito Control Directed Towards Structures

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Mosquitoes and Mosquito Control in NC

Pest Management Professionals Need Special Permit To Remove Wild Animal Pests From Structures


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Calendar of Events
(Exams, RT Schools and Training)


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 Licensee's: A Notice About Lapses in Insurance




NCDA&CS Structural Pest Control and Pesticide Division, James W. Burnette, Jr., 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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