The new fiscal year starts on July 1, 2017 and ends on June 30, 2018.  Evidence of 4 hours of approved continuing education (CE) must be received in the NCALB office by 5 p.m. on May 15, 2017.  Many CE providers report participants' CE hours to NCALB themselves.  You may also fax (919-567-2865) or email ( your CE hours to NCALB.  If you have carry over hours from last year, they will count toward the current requirement.  

All NCALB approved CE courses whose scheduling NCALB has been advised of are listed on the NCALB website at This list includes on-going online CE programs. 

On or before May 30, 2017, renewal applications will be mailed to those who have satisfied their CE requirements.  PLEASE write legibly so that the correct information is documented for you.  In addition to the standard mail-in renewal option, the renewal application you receive in the mail will include instructions for OPTIONAL online renewal and payment. 

 The North Carolina Auctioneers Law, Chapter 85B of the General Statutes, became effective July 1, 1973. The Law stipulates that there shall be a five-member Commission, known as the Auctioneer Licensing Board, having the powers and responsibilities set out in this Chapter. Members are appointed by the Governor. By law, three members may be from nominations submitted by the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina; at least three members must be licensed auctioneers; one member is appointed to represent the public at large, and cannot be licensed. 

 The Auctioneer Licensing Board operates in accordance with the Executive Budget Act, within an approved budget, with operational activities of the Board and its staff supported totally by license fees collected from those in the auction profession.