Welcome to the CEO Certification section of the Engineering and Codes Division.
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COQB Information Management System
Existing and Inactive Code Enforcement Officials: Use the system log-in to manage existing certifications, check on Continuing Education credits, pay renewal fees, and submit new applications. (Log in as a returning user – your ID # is your username)
New Applicants: Use the system log-in to enter a new application to become a Code Enforcement Official. If you have ever submitted an application or completed a standard course, you were assigned an ID # in our system and are a returning user. Please contact staff to obtain your password.
AHJs: Use the system log-in to manage the people and certifications linked to your jurisdiction, pay renewal fees, and submit certificate of employment forms for new employees. (Log in as a returning user – your jurisdiction J# is your user name)
To re-activate certifications without sending in a probationary or standard application, the AHJ will need to forward a Certificate of Employment Form by e-mail to QBoard.Support@ncdoi.gov or fax to 919-661-3193.
CE Sponsors and Instructors: Use the system log-in to submit new courses, schedule approved courses, and manage instructors for approved courses. (Log in as a returning user – your S# or I# is your user name)
Logging in to the system:
If you have questions please contact staff at QBoard.Support@ncdoi.gov or 919-661-5880.
There is no separate exam registration form required. Once you submit a standard application, staff reviews the submittal for exam approval. If approved, you will be automatically listed with ICC and Pearson VUE. If you are not approved, you will receive a letter stating the issue(s) and you may resubmit the application once the issue(s) have been met.
About the Board
The NC Code Officials Qualification Board has the primary duty of certifying Code Enforcement Officials in North Carolina. No city, county, or state agency inspector may enforce the State Building Code without being certified by the Qualification Board. The statutes establishing the Qualification Board and its responsibilities are GS 143-151.8 through GS 143-151.21.
The 20 member Board is composed of engineers, contractors, inspectors, architects, educators, and city, county, and state officials.