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The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation wants to make sure that individuals who have military experience and training and who wish to obtain a electricians license receive appropriate credit for their military training and experience. If you have military experience and training in the electrical field and want to become licensed in Maine as a Master, Journeyman or Limited Electrician, please contact Bob LeClair via email at by telephone at 207-624-8678 or email the office before submitting an application. We will explain the application process and assist you in preparing your application for licensure. Please also see our Veterans Preference Policy, adopted by the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation, February 2017.

Click HERE for information specific to military qualifications.

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Features of our online Licensing System


What's New
List of Towns that issue Electrical Permits (Effective 10/2018) PERMITS - Towns that issue their own (PDF)
Continuing Education Reciprocity Agreement between the states of Maine & Massachusetts Effective April 21, 2017 (PDF)
Electrical Inspector Jurisdiction Map Map- Effective August 2017 (PDF)
License Reciprocity Information States with Master and Journeyman Reciprocity Agreements with the State of Maine
Lighting Retrofits Require an Electrical Permit Click here for more information (PDF)
Electrical Wiring of Medical Marijuana Facilities Click here for more information (PDF)
Clarification of Incidental Work Clarification of Incidental Work (PDF)
Common 2014 National Electrical Code Violations Common 2014 National Electrical Code and Electricians Law Violations (PDF)
Memorandum of Understanding for the Installation of Mini Split Heat Pumps

Memorandum of Understanding for Installation of Mini Split Heat Pumps (PDF)

2017 Approved Provider(s) for NEC Courses licensee search, also located on the left column on this page.
Electrical Permits Easy, Fast, and Convenient Applications - File Online!

All Electrical Permit Applications must be applied for electronically:

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Requirement to Report Convictions and Changes of Contact Information Within 10 Days of the Occurrance

10 Day Notification

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.

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Last Updated: October 9, 2018