North Carolina Export Passport

Interested in Exporting? We can help you!

Your North Carolina Export Team is here to help you succeed!

North Carolina Department of Agriculture

Phone: 919-707-3102


Your North Carolina agriculture exporting team works closely with producers and suppliers of North Carolina agricultural commodities.

We provide essential resources needed to bridge the gap between international buyers and North Carolina agribusiness introducing the world to the wide variety of goods our state offers.

North Carolina Department of Commerce

Phone: 919-733-7193


The North Carolina Department of Commerce’s International Trade Division helps North Carolina business capitalize on global market opportunities. Trade Specialists in NC and at seven locations overseas leverage resources and programs to help NC businesses grow through exports

Small Business Administration

Phone: 704-333-4886 ext. 226


Provides export training to exporters of all level of experience. Provides 90% guarantees to banks up to $5,000,000 to assist in exporting. Excellent resource to answer technical exporting questions.

Small Business Technology Development Center

Phone: 919-715-7272


North Carolina University system professionals provide business counseling services to help companies develop financial plans, international strategies and marketing plans.

U.S. Commercial Service

Phone: 704-333-4886


U.S. Export Assistance Centers are located in Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, NC. The U.S. Commercial Service has 150 overseas offices and provides small to medium U.S. companies with export procedure guidance, market research, and advocacy.

North Carolina District Export Council

Phone: 704-333-4886


The NCDEC encourages exports that strengthen individual companies, stimulate economic growth, and create jobs. The NCDEC also coordinates activities with the North Carolina export assistance centers and numerous trade assistance partners. In addition, this group also volunteers its time and expertise to educate and promote awareness of export trade opportunities and also to promote greater export activity at the local level.