Information on Extensions
According to NC General Statute Chapter 90-457.1. Continuing Education:
(f) A licensee may apply to the Board for an extension of time to complete the portion of continuing education requirements that the licensee is unable to meet due to such unforeseeable events as military duty, family emergency, or prolonged illness. The Board may, at its discretion, grant an extension for a maximum of one licensing period. The Board shall receive the request no later than 30 days before the license renewal date. The applicant shall attest that the request is a complete and accurate statement, and the request shall contain the following:
(1) An explanation of the licensee’s failure to complete the continuing education requirements.
(2) A list of continuing education courses and hours that the licensee has completed.
(3) The licensee’s plan for satisfying the continuing education requirements.
****THESE ARE THE ONLY EXTENSIONS WHICH WILL BE ACCEPTED******
If you do not meet these guidelines and cannot complete your CEU requirement by July 1, your licensure will expire and you must stop practicing. When you have completed your CEU requirement you must apply for a reinstatement of licensure using the REINSTATEMENT APPLICATION and in addition to the $300 renewal fee, a $200 late renewal fee is paid.