Main Switchboard: 919.807.3300

Physical Address:
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Education Building
301 N. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2825

Mailing Address:
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
6301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6301



800.577.7994 within North Carolina
919.807.3310 outside of North Carolina

For information about applying for and updating your North Carolina professional educator’s license, contact Please note when emailing us to include your full name in the email, as well as the last 4 numbers of your SSN and your license or application number. Failure to provide this information may create delays in our ability to respond.

School Records

Who should I contact for my K-12 or GED transcript or a copy of my diploma?
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction does not maintain transcripts or student records. For General Education Diploma (GED) transcripts or information, please call the North Carolina Community College System at 919.807.7100 or you may visit their web site at For information about K-12 public school records, please contact your school system directly. Also, please contact the school district if your school has been closed or consolidated.

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