State Licensing

Agency: Electrical Contractors Board
Address: 610 South McDonough Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334-269-9990
Fax: 334-263-6115
Hours
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://www.azroc.gov
Licensing Info C-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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Licensing Info

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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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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Website http://www.dpr.state.il.us
Licensing Info No state level licensing.

Agency: No state level licensing
Address:
Phone: 317-232-6213
Fax:
Hours 7:00-3:30 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 Info No 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
Hours 8-12, 12:30-4:30
Website http://www.state.ks.us
Licensing Info No 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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Website http://www.contractorlicensing.jocoks.com
Licensing Info No 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
Website http://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
Website http://www.lslbc.state.la.us
Licensing Info No 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
Hours
Website http://www.maineprofessonalreg.org
Licensing Info Limited 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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://www.michigan.gov/bccfs
Licensing Info No 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
Website http://www.electricity.state.mn.us
Licensing Info Power Limited Technician license
Agency: Mississippi State Board of Contractors
Address: 215 Woodline Drive, Suite B, Jackson, MS 38232
Phone: 601-354-6161
Fax:
Hours
Website http://www.msboc.state.ms.us
Licensing Info No 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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://www.labor.state.ny.us
Licensing Info No 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
Licensing Info
Agency: Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
Address: PO Box 18727, Raleigh, NC 27619
Phone: 919-733-9042
Fax: 919-733-6105
Hours
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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
Website http://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:
Hours
Website http://www.dgs.state.pa.us
Licensing Info No 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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Website http://www.dlt.state.ri.us
Licensing Info R.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:
Hours
Website http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/contractors
Licensing Info No license required
Agency: State Electrical Commission
Address: 302 South Pierre St., Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 800-233-7765
Fax:
Hours
Website http://www.state.sd.us
Licensing Info No license required
Agency: Board of Licensing Contractors
Address: 500 James Robertson Parkway, Ste. 110, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-741-8307
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Website http://www.state.tn.us
Licensing Info Any 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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Website http://www.license.state.tx.us/electricians/elec.htm
Licensing Info Less 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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Website http://www.dopl.utah.gov
Licensing Info No 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:
Hours
Website http://www.state.vt.us/labind/Fire/Electrical.htm
Licensing Info Installs 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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Website http://www.dpor.virginia.gov
Licensing Info For 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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Website http://www.lni.wa.gov/scs/electrical
Licensing Info Requires 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
Website http://www.wvfiremarshal.org
Licensing Info Need 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
Website http://www.commerce.state.wi.us
Licensing Info None
Agency: Dept. of Fire Protection and Electrical Safety
Address: Herschier Bldg. 1W, Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-7993
Fax:
Hours
Website http://www.wyofire.state.wy.us
Licensing Info Requires 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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