Licensing Process

The following information outlines the requirements necessary to receive an Alarm Systems Business License from the Alarm Systems Licensing Board. In addition, license applicants are responsible for complying N.C. G.S. 74-D, and the Board's administrative rules and regulations, 14B N.C.A.C. 17.

Requirements for Obtaining a License

All applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age with a high school degree or equivalent.
  • Be a US citizen or a resident alien.
  • Be of good moral character with temperate habits (no criminal record).

Burglar Alarm Business License:

Burglar Alarm Experience - Applicant must establish to the Board's satisfaction two years experience within the past five years in alarm systems installation, service or alarm systems business management. If the applicant cannot establish this experience, the applicant must provide verification of completion of the North Carolina Electronic Security Association "Certified Alarm Technician Level I" course.

To apply for the course, you may contact the North Carolina Electronic Security Association at 919-459-2079 for information.

Low Voltage Experience - An applicant or an employee of the company in which the applicant intends to do business, must hold a North Carolina Electrical Contractors License in one of the following categories: Unlimited, Limited, Intermediate or SP-Low Voltage. If the applicant does not hold one of the above licenses or the company does not employ an individual with one of the above licenses, the applicant should contact the N.C. State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors at (919) 733-9042 to apply for one of the above licenses.

Applying for a Burglar Alarm Business License

If after reviewing the above requirements, you determine that you qualify for a license, you will need to read and maintain a copy of the below Alarm System Licensing Board General Statute; Administrative Laws and Rules.

N.C.G.S. 74D
14B N.C.A.C. 17


Burglar Alarm Business License Information (This for informational purposes only, not to be mailed to our office)

A fingerprint card is required to be mailed to the office at:

3101 Industrial Drive
Suite 104
Raleigh, NC 27609

Please e-mail Board Secretary Cynthia Anthony at in order to request a fingerprint card. You will need to provide a mailing address when requesting the fingerprint card.

If after reviewing the above requirements, you determine you qualify for a license, you may click the link below to:

ASLB Online Applications


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Authorization for Release of Records

Authority for Release of Information

Application for Company Business License

The Personal Reference Questionnaire is to be completed by the references you have listed on your application for Burglar Alarm License. The questionnaire is to be completed by the reference(s) only and must be uploaded with application.