Electrician Certification Forms



To: All test takers

This is to notify you that effective January 1, 2017 the National Electrical Code (NEC) exam will be based on the NEC 2014 code book. If you are taking the exam on or after January 1, 2017, please study the NEC 2014 code book. There is a transition period for test takers who have studied the NEC 2011 code book and this will be available at PSI between January 1, 2017 to April, 1, 2017. Thereafter, only the NEC 2014 code book will be used.

Thank you,
Electrician Certification Unit

Application for examination and certification:

Schedule appointment:

Please be advised that the Electrician Certification Unit does not schedule your exam for you.

After you have registered with the Electrician Certification Unit, you may schedule your exam with PSI at www.psiexams.com or call 800-733-9267. The "Candidate Information Bulletin" is an additional information guide for testing. You may download the booklet from PSI's website.

update image Social Security Administration Employment History Report

Effective October 01, 2016, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will only accept a new version of the Request for Earnings Information due to an increase in the standard fees. Form will be forthcoming once approval has been received. The Social Security non-certified earnings report form SSA-7050 is available. Please go to http://www.ssa.gov/forms/ssa-7050.pdf to obtain the form. The Social Security Administration indicated that mail postmarked after October 01, 2016 containing older versions of the Form SSA-7050 or an incorrect fee will be returned to the requestor unprocessed. The Social Security Administration form is subject to change, however, while waiting for the updated form to be posted, please attach a verification of employment from your employer(s) with the following information included on their company letterhead: Classification, duties, dates of employment, total number of hours worked.

Failed exams and need to retest:
RENEWAL Application for Electrician Certification:

NOTE: For those who are renewing their certification:

If you are renewing prior to your certification card expiring, you will need to have 2,000 hours of work in the industry in the past three years, and have completed 32 hours of continuing education from an approved educational provider that are listed on our website under the following links:

Continuing education providers or the Electrician Trainee Approved Schools list. Submit your Renewal Application with proof of your 32 hours and payment of $100.

If you are renewing after your card expired, you do not need to fulfill the 32 hours requirement for continuing education. Submit your Renewal Application with a check mark on the expired box and attach your $200.00 payment to retake the exam. You must retake the exam and pass or you will be illegally working.

Employers employing uncertified electricians may be investigated and penalties issued for not abiding by the law.

Lost/Stolen Card/Change of Address Form:

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December 2016