North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists

The Licensure Act for Speech and Language Pathologist & Audiologist was enacted in order tprovide regulatory authority over persons offering speech and language pathology and audiology services tthe public.

Sandra Capps

Telephone (336) 272-1828

Fax (336) 272-4353

scapps@ncboeslpa.org

www.ncboeslpa.org

Below is a summary of the procedures, laws and guidelines tobtain a professional business entity license through the NC Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NCBOESLPA).

Bookmark the link tthe NCBOESLPA for future reference..

Procedure tCreate a Professional Business Entity

  • Download and complete the appropriate business entity creation document from the Forms link on the Corporations Division website.
  • Submit a copy of the Articles of Incorporation/Organization and the fee of fifty-five dollars $50.00 tthe Board. There is napplication tthe Board.
  • The Board will examine the document and provide the Certificate required for filing with the Secretary of States’ Office.
  • Submit the creation document along with the Board’s certification to the Corporations Division of the Secretary of State’s Office for filing with either $125 for a domestic entity (North Carolina) or $250 for a foreign entity receiving a Certificate of Authority.

Pursuant tN.C.G.S. §55B-10, “Nprofessional corporation shall open, operate, or maintain an establishment for any of the purposes set forth in this Chapter without first having obtained a Certificate of Registration from the licensing board or boards.”

North Carolina Statutes

Secretary of State

Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists

North Carolina Administrative Code

Secretary of State

  • 18 NCAC 04 .0318 - Authorization of Foreign Professional Corporations
  • 18 NCAC 04 .0502 - Words Prohibited in Aliition tStatutory Prohibitions
  • 18 NCAC 04 .0503 - Deceptively Similar and Distinguishable Names
  • 18 NCAC 04 .0504 - Filing Fictitious or Assumed Name for Foreign Entity

NC Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists

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