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Electrician Certification Forms


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 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

The SSA form 7050 is now revised by Social Security Administration. This law took effect on  1/1/2012 (AB 1346) requiring individuals desiring to be certified to submit an application for examination and certification that includes an employment history report from the Social Security Administration as proof of employment. You may obtain Form SSA-7050-F4 by clicking on this link  Please complete the form, request for the Non-Certified Detailed Earnings Information, and on page 2 #2 choose the first box ”Itemized Statement of Earnings $136” (includes the names and addresses of employers) and fill out the rest of the form for payment to Social Security for the report.
Note: Please remember to include your Social Security history report with your Application for Examination and Certification form and the applicable fee.  

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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Revised November 23, 2015