ATTENTION - IMPORTANT UPDATE:
Given the COVID-19 health emergency, social distancing and other precautions in compliance with Maine CDC recommendations, we are restricting access to the Gardiner Annex of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation to employees and contractors. For the safety of the public and our staff, we are requesting that all parties use our online, email or telephone services whenever possible to transact business, make inquiries or file complaints. During this time, we intend to continue to deliver high quality services to regulated entities and to the general public while focusing on delivering those services remotely.
Contact 211 Maine for answers to frequently asked questions on COVID-19:
Dial 211(or 1-866-811-5695)
Text your ZIP code to 898-211
211 is TTY and Video Relay accessible if calling from Maine
Licenses and other communications from the Electricians' Examining Board will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.
*Depending on your email security settings communications from the board, including licenses, may be directed to your junk/spam folders. Please be sure to check these folders for board communications from firstname.lastname@example.org.*
APPLY ONLINE NOW:
- Apply for a License
- Apply to take an Exam
- Change Your Contact Information (Mailing Address, Telephone Number, Email Address)
- Renew Online
- Request a Duplicate License
- Apply for an Electrical Permit
- Apply for a Single-Family Dwelling Certification
LOOK UP A LICENSE NOW:
Examination Information Bulletin
|The Electricians' Examining Board has contracted with PROV, Inc. to provide its examinations for approved candidates. The Candidate Information Bulletin helps explain the rules and processes candidates will need to undertake to complete the testing requirements for their professional licenses.|
|List of Towns that issue Electrical Permits (Effective 10/2019)||PERMITS - Towns that issue their own (PDF)|
|Streetlight Installation/Replacement Advisory||Municipally Owned Streetlight Installation/Replacement Advisory|
|Veterans Preference Policy (adopted February 2017)||
MILITARY EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Click HERE for information specific to military qualifications.
|Electrical Inspector Jurisdiction Map||Map- Effective August 2017 (PDF)|
|License Reciprocity Information||Reciprocity License Application Instructions (PDF)|
|Lighting Retrofits Require an Electrical Permit||Permit Requirements for Lighting Retrofits (PDF)|
|Electrical Wiring of Medical Marijuana Facilities||Electrical Wiring of Medical Marijuana Facilities (PDF)|
|Clarification of Incidental Work||Clarification of Incidental Work (PDF)|
|Common 2017 National Electrical Code Violations||Common 2017 National Electrical Code and Electricians Law Violations (PDF)|
|Memorandum of Understanding for the Installation of Mini Split Heat Pumps|
|2017 Approved Provider(s) for NEC Courses||On the next page, scroll to the bottom of the page and choose the option "Search Courses" and on the following page in the "In Content Area" box choose either 15-hour NEC code update course or 45-hour NEC code update course.|
|Electrical Permits||Easy, Fast, and Convenient Applications - File Online!
All Electrical Permit Applications must be applied for electronically:
|Requirement to Report Convictions and Changes of Contact Information Within 10 Days of the Occurrance||
The Maine State Bureau of Identification contains an online site to provide electronic access to request criminal history record maintained by the Maine State Police, State Bureau of Identification. This records search will provide you with all the conviction and adjudication information for crimes committed within the State of Maine that the Bureau of Identification currently has on record, as well as pending cases less than one year old.
|Laws and Rules||
New Law Takes Effect June 10, 2019
Public Law Chapter 261 (LD1240) An Act To Provide Career and Technical Training Options for Electricians
Below is a summary of the new law. Please read the full text of the new law.
|Rulemaking||Notice of Agency proposed rulemaking - Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Chapter 10 - Establishment of License Fees|
|Continuing Education Reciprocity Agreement between the states of Maine & Massachusetts||Effective April 21, 2017 (PDF)|
Last Updated: March 24, 2020