Online Electrician Certification and Trainee Registration or Renewal

The application for electrician certification and electrician trainee registration and renewal can now be submitted online.

Required Documents

Electrician Certification

Documents required for initial applicants include a copy of your proof of experience and social security history report. Read more on all required documents.

Electrician Trainee

Proof of enrollment is required for registration, reinstatement and renewal. Read more on all required documents.

Required Fees

Electrician Certification

  • Initial application and exam fee: $175
  • Exam retake fee: $100
  • Certification renewal fee: $100

Electrician Trainee

  • Registration fee: $25

Read more on required fees

Contact Us

Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Electrician Certification Unit
P O Box 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142-0603

Phone: (510) 286-3900
Fax: (510) 286-3917

October 2021