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To become a NC Certified Paralegal you must fulfill the educational requirements and pass the certification examination.

Qualified Paralegal Studies Programs

A paralegal studies program must be designated by the Board of Paralegal Certification as “qualified” to satisfy the educational requirements for certification.

Forms and Documents

Forms and documents for those seeking certification and renewal of certification, and for sponsors of paralegal education.

Costs for Certification

There is an initial application fee and a fee for taking the test to become a certified paralegal.

Important Dates


Dates and locations for the next paralegal certification examination.

NCCP Exam Study Guide

The North Carolina Paralegal Certification Program has developed a study guide to assist all those studying to take the certification examination.