North Carolina

North Carolina

Final grade: B

Exclusion Grade


Relevance Grade


Due Process Grade


Overarching ban on blanket bans Yes
Ban on considering arrest records No
Ban on considering post-conviction relief records No
Time limit No limit
Ban on vague, discretionary character standards Yes
Relationship between the crime and the license sought “Directly related,” excluding sexual or violent crimes
Required factors for consideration
Rehabilitation Yes
Time elapsed since crime was committed Yes
Age when crime was committed Yes
Employment History No
Testimonials Yes
Due Process
Petition Process Yes
Burden of Proof Both unspecified
Right to appeal Yes
Written notice requirement Yes