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Save Time, File Online The NC Department of Secretary of State is entering its seasonal busy season. Combined with continued staffing shortages, this means there will be delays processing Annual Reports and other business organization documents. The delays are greatest for mailed filings. We strongly urge our customers to save time and file their documents online if at all possible. Mailed filings currently require 10 to 15 days to process, compared to 5 days or less for documents filed online. Save time, file online.

Athlete Agent Registration Office

What We Do

The Athlete Agent Registration Office is responsible for the administration of the North Carolina Uniform Athlete Agents Act (NCUAAA). Unless exempted, NCUAAA requires any individual acting as an athlete agent in North Carolina to register with this office. The Athlete Agent Registration Office is available to:

  • Respond to inquiries about registration requirements
  • Provide information to the public about registered agents
  • Investigate concerns or complaints about individuals or entities that may be acting in violation of North Carolina law
  • Provide information about the regulation of athlete agents

Please note that office personnel may not provide legal advice or counsel to the public.

Notice Regarding Criminal Convictions for Athlete Agent applicants

  1. The Secretary of State does not require applicants for registration to submit to a criminal background check as part of the registration process. The Secretary of State does, in certain cases, run reports on applicants that disclose criminal convictions. The application forms require that an applicant disclose any convictions for a felony or crime involving moral turpitude.
  2. The Secretary of State considers criminal convictions. Before the Secretary of State denies an applicant a registration due to a criminal conviction, it will consider the factors listed in N.C.G.S. § 93B-8.1(b1).
  3. If the Secretary of State denies an applicant a registration, in whole or in part because of a criminal conviction, the applicant may appeal pursuant to Chapter 150B of the North Carolina General Statutes. See also Chapter 78C of the North Carolina General Statutes.

Contact Athlete Agent Registration Office


919-814-5500 or 800-688-4507

Mailing Address

Athlete Agent Registration Office
NC Secretary of State
Post Office Box 29622
Raleigh, North Carolina 27626-0622

Physical Address

Athlete Agent Registration Office
NC Secretary of State
2 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601-2903
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