State Licensing

Agency:Electrical Contractors Board
Address:610 South McDonough Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone:334-269-9990
Fax:334-263-6115
Hours
Websitehttp://www.aecb.state.al.us
Licensing Info
Agency:State Department of Labor
Address:3301 Eagle Street, Ste. 302, Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone:907-269-4925
Fax:907-269-4932
Hours
Websitehttp://www.labor.state.ak.us
Licensing Info
Agency:Arizona Registrar of Contractors
Address:800 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone:602-542-1525
Fax:602-542-1599
Hours
Websitehttp://www.azroc.gov
Licensing InfoC-7 for residential, L-67 for commercial, K67 for dual
Check for best license for you. There are several that cover low voltage lighting.
Agency:Board of Electrical Examiners
Address:10421 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone:501-682-4549
Fax:501-682-1765
Hours
Websitehttp://www.arkansas.gov/labor
Licensing Info

Agency:Contractors State License Board
Address:PO Box 26000, Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone:916-255-3900
Fax:916-366-9130
Hours
Websitehttp://www.cslb.ca.gov
Licensing Info
Agency:Colorado State Electrical Board
Address:1580 Logan St., Ste 550, Denver, CO 80203
Phone:303-894-2300
Fax:303-894-2310
Hours
Websitehttp://www.dora.state.co.us/electrical
Licensing Info

Agency:Department of Consumer Protection, Occupational & Professional Division
Address:165 Capitol Avenue, State Office Building, Hartford, CT 06106
Phone:860-713-6135
Fax:860-713-7239
Hours
Websitehttp://www.state.ct.us/dcp
Licensing Info

Agency:State Board of Electrical Examiners
Address:861 Silver Lake Blvd., Cannon Bldg., Ste. 203, Dover, DE 19904
Phone:302-7394522, ext. 204
Fax:302-739-4522
Hours
Websitehttp://www.professionallicensing.state.de.us
Licensing Info
Agency:District of Columbia Dept. of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs, Occupational & Professional Licensing Division
Address:941 N. Capitol St., NE, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20002
Phone:202-442-4459
Fax:202-442-4528
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Website
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Agency:Electrical Contractors Licensing Board, Dept. of Business & Professional Regulation
Address:1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0771
Phone:850-487-1395
Fax:850-922-2918
Hours
Websitehttp://www.myflorida.com/dbpr
Licensing Info
Agency:Construction Industry Licensing Board
Address:237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217
Phone:478-207-1416
Fax:478-207-1425
Hours
Websitehttp://www.sos.state.qa.us/plb/construct
Licensing Info

Agency:Dept. of Commerce & Consumer Affairs, Professional & Vocational Licensing Division
Address:PO Box 3469, Honolulu, HI 96801
Phone:808-586-2705
Fax:808-586-2689
Hours
Websitehttp://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/areas_electrician.html
Licensing Info
Agency:Electrical Bureau, Division of Building Safety
Address:PO Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720
Phone:208-332-7147
Fax:208-334-4891
Hours
Websitehttp://www.state.id.us/dbs/electrical/index.html
Licensing Info
Agency:Dept. of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Address:320 W. Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Springfield, IL 62786
Phone:217-782-0458
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.dpr.state.il.us
Licensing InfoNo state level licensing.

Agency:No state level licensing
Address:
Phone:317-232-6213
Fax:
Hours7:00-3:30 M-F
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Agency:Division of Labor/Contractor, Registration Section
Address:1000 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone:515-242-5871
Fax:515-281-7995
Hours
Website
Licensing InfoNo state level licensing.

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Profession
Address:900 SW Jackson Street, Ste. 507, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone:785-296-3053
Fax:785-296-3054
Hours8-12, 12:30-4:30
Websitehttp://www.state.ks.us
Licensing InfoNo state level licensing.

 

Agency:Johnson County Contractor Licensing
Address:111 S. Cherry Street, Ste. 1056, Olathe, KS 66061
Phone:913-715-2234
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.contractorlicensing.jocoks.com
Licensing InfoNo state level licensing.

Agency:Environmental an Public Protection Cabinet, Office of Housing, Buildings, and Construction
Address:101 Sea Hero Rd. Ste. 100, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone:502-573-0364
Fax:502-564-4011
Hours
Websitehttp://hbc.ppr.ky.gov/
Licensing Info
Agency:State Licensing Board for Contractors
Address:PO Box 14419, Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Phone:800-256-1392
Fax:225-765-2431
Hours
Websitehttp://www.lslbc.state.la.us
Licensing InfoNo requirement for licensure for low voltage lighting but need hope improvement contractor licensure for over $7500 contracts. $50 fee/annual renewal.
Agency:Dept. of Professional & Financial Regulation, Office of Licensing & Regulation
Address:35 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0035
Phone:207-624-8603
Fax:207-624-8637
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Websitehttp://www.maineprofessonalreg.org
Licensing InfoLimited electrician – low energy. 270 hours of electrical education, 4000 hours of experience. License – $100 fee for 2 years. Application fee – $25.
Agency:State Board of Master Electricians
Address:500 North Calvert St., Room 302, Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone:410-230-6163
Fax:410-333-6314
Hours
Websitehttp://www.dllr.state.md.us
Licensing Info
Agency:Division of Professional Licensure
Address:239 Causeway Street, Floor 5, Boston, MA 02114
Phone:617-727-9931
Fax:617-727-5012
Hours
Websitehttp://www.mass.gov/reg/boards/el
Licensing Info
Agency:Dept. of Labor and Economic Growth, Bureau of Construction Codes and Fire Safety
Address:

Electrical Division, PO Box 30254, Lansing, MI 48909

Phone:517-241-9320
Fax:517-241-9308
Hours
Websitehttp://www.michigan.gov/bccfs
Licensing InfoNo Requirements. 338.887 Sec 7M / Pub Act 217: no licensing requirements. Permit Req / Mich rule part 8 (rule 80.19): inspection required. No new licensure requirements being considered.

Agency:Minnesota State Board of Electricity
Address:1821 University Avenue, Ste., 128, Saint Paul, MN 55104
Phone:651-642-0800
Fax:651-642-0441
Hours
Websitehttp://www.electricity.state.mn.us
Licensing InfoPower Limited Technician license
Agency:Mississippi State Board of Contractors
Address:215 Woodline Drive, Suite B, Jackson, MS 38232
Phone:601-354-6161
Fax:
Hours
Websitehttp://www.msboc.state.ms.us
Licensing InfoNo statewide license required
Agency:Dept. of Codes and Administration
Address:414 East 12th Street, Kansas City, MO
Phone:816-513-1500
Fax:816-513-1519
Hours
Websitehttp://www.kcmo.org
Licensing Info
Agency:Department of Commerce, Professional & Occupational Licensing Bureau
Address:301 South Park, 4th Floor, PO Box 200513, Helena, MT 59620
Phone:406-841-2367
Fax:406-841-2309
Hours
Websitehttp://www.discoveringmontant.com/dli/ele
Licensing Info
Agency:State Electrical Board
Address:800 South 13th, Suite 109, PO Box 95066, Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone:402-471-3550
Fax:402-471-4297
Hours
Websitehttp://www.electrical.state.ne.us
Licensing Info
Agency:Nevada State Contractors Board
Address:9670 Gateway Drive, Ste. 100, Reno, NV 89511
Phone:775-688-1141
Fax:775-688-1271
Hours
Websitehttp://www.nscb.state.nv.us
Licensing Info
Agency:Electricians Licensing Board
Address:2 Industrial Park Dr., Bldg. 2, PO Box 646, Concord, NH 03302
Phone:603-271-3748
Fax:603-271-2257
Hours
Websitehttp://www.state.nh.us/electrician
Licensing Info
Agency:Dept of Law and Public Safety, Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
Address:PO Box 45006, Newark, NJ 07101
Phone:973-504-6410
Fax:973-648-3355
Hours
Websitehttp://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/nonmed.htm#elec5
Licensing Info
Agency:Regulation and Licensing Department, Construction Industries Division
Address:2550 Cerrillos Rd., Santa-Fe, NM 87505
Phone:505-841-8020
Fax:505-841-8019
Hours
Websitehttp://www.rld.state.nm.us
Licensing Info
Agency:State Dept. of Labor, Division of Safety and Health
Address:License & Certificate Unit, Building 12, Rm. 161, Albany, NY, 12240
Phone:518-457-2735
Fax:518-485-8530
Hours
Websitehttp://www.labor.state.ny.us
Licensing InfoNo state level licensing.

 

Agency:Dept. of Buildings, Electrical Licensing Division
Address:One Centre Street, 23rd Floor, Rm. 2337, New York, NY 10007
Phone:212-669-8672
Fax:212-669-3894
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Website
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Agency:Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
Address:PO Box 18727, Raleigh, NC 27619
Phone:919-733-9042
Fax:919-733-6105
Hours
Websitehttp://www.ncbee.org
Licensing Info
Agency:North Dakota State Electrical Board
Address:PO Box 857, Bismarck, ND 58502
Phone:701-328-9522
Fax:701-328-9524
Hours
Websitehttp://www.ndseb.com
Licensing Info
Agency:State of Ohio Dept. of Commerce, Division of Industry Compliance OCIEB
Address:6606 Tussing Road, PO Box 4009, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Phone:614-644-3496
Fax:614-728-1200
Hours
Websitehttp://www.com.state.oh.us
Licensing Info
Agency:Construction Industries Board
Address:2401 NW 23rd Street, Ste. 5, Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone:405-271-5217
Fax:405-271-5254
Hours
Websitehttp://www.health.state.ok.us/cib
Licensing Info
Agency:Dept. of State-Business License Division
Address:18th & Herr St. Room 104, Harrisburg, PA 17125
Phone:717-783-3397
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.dgs.state.pa.us
Licensing InfoNo state licensing done at this time
Agency:Division of Professional Regulation
Address:1511 Pontiac Avenue PO Box 20247, Cranston, RI 02920
Phone:401-462-8580
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.dlt.state.ri.us
Licensing InfoR.I. treats low voltage the same as high voltage. You must acquire a license, go through the journeyman category and then apply for a full license in 4 years.
Agency:Contractors Licensing Board, Synergy Office Park, Kingstree Blvd
Address:110 Centerview Dr. Suite 201, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone:803-896-4686
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/contractors
Licensing InfoNo license required
Agency:State Electrical Commission
Address:302 South Pierre St., Pierre, SD 57501
Phone:800-233-7765
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.state.sd.us
Licensing InfoNo license required
Agency:Board of Licensing Contractors
Address:500 James Robertson Parkway, Ste. 110, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone:615-741-8307
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.state.tn.us
Licensing InfoAny contracts over $25K require a state license. Testing is done by Experior and the exam is business law plus trade skills. Renewal 2 years.
Agency:Texas Dept. Licensing and Regulation
Address:PO Box 12157, Austin, TX 78711
Phone:512-463-6599
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Websitehttp://www.license.state.tx.us/electricians/elec.htm
Licensing InfoLess than 24 volts – no license required
Agency:Division of Professional License
Address:160 E 300 S, 1st Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone:801-530-6628
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.dopl.utah.gov
Licensing InfoNo license required for less than 50 volts.
Agency:Dept. of Labor and Industry
Address:National Life Building, Drawer 20, Montpelier, VT 05620
Phone:802-828-2107
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.state.vt.us/labind/Fire/Electrical.htm
Licensing InfoInstalls for the residential market are exempt with no licensing requirements. For public buildings, a standard electrician’s license if required.
Agency:Dept. of Professional & Occupational Registration, Virginia Board of Contractors
Address:3600 W. Broad St., 4th Floor, Richmond, VA 23230
Phone:804-367-8511
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Websitehttp://www.dpor.virginia.gov
Licensing InfoFor jobs up to $7500 a class ‘C’ license is required. From $7500 to $70,000, a class ‘B’ license is needed. Above $70,00, you need a class ‘A’ license. Testing is done by PSI. The license is classified as a specialty license and the test is the business
Agency:Dept. of Labor and Industries
Address:PO Box 44460, Olympia, WA 98504
Phone:360-902-5269
Fax:
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Websitehttp://www.lni.wa.gov/scs/electrical
Licensing InfoRequires both a residential and commercial license. Must have 4000 hours experience to take the test. Can get a ‘training card’ to journeyman under a licensed individual
Agency:State Fire Marshall
Address:1207 Quarrier St. 2nd Floor, Charleston, WV 25301
Phone:304-558-2191
Fax:
Hours
Websitehttp://www.wvfiremarshal.org
Licensing InfoNeed a low voltage specialty license. Cost is $25. Renewal every year.
Agency:Dept. of Commerce- Safety and Building
Address:201 W Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53707
Phone:608-261-8500
Fax:
Hours
Websitehttp://www.commerce.state.wi.us
Licensing InfoNone
Agency:Dept. of Fire Protection and Electrical Safety
Address:Herschier Bldg. 1W, Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone:307-777-7993
Fax:
Hours
Websitehttp://www.wyofire.state.wy.us
Licensing InfoRequires a limited lighting test which can be taken every other month. They use Experior and the cost is $85. You must have 3 years/4000 hours experience to take the test. License is good for 2 years.
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