Michigan Electrical Contractor License

The Electrical Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Installation of new electrical systems (commercial and residential)
  • Electrical wiring
  • Connections and circuitry
  • Service and repair

How to Get an Electrical Contractor’s License in Michigan?

  1. Satisfy the licensing requirements:
    • Experience and Education requirements:
      • Hold a master electrician license or have not less than one master electrician residing in Michigan full-time employed.
    • Minimum age requirements.
      • 18 years old
  2. Submit the application via mail or online along with the corresponding fee(s).
    • To apply by mail, fill out the form and send it with the fee, and exemptions (if applicable) to P.O. Box 30255, Lansing, MI 48909.
    • To apply and pay the application fee online, follow the next steps.
      1. Enter to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
      2. Login or create an account.
      3. Go to “BCC licenses” and click on “Apply for a License”.
      4. Read and accept the terms.
      5. Select the Electrical contractor’s license and trade.
      6. Complete each step (includes fee payment online).
    • Veterans with evidence of separation from the United States armed forces under “honorable” or “general honorable” are exempt from the initial license fee. For consideration attach a DD-214 or DD-215to the application.
  3. Upon approval schedule with PSI©:
    1. Wait for the department's approval. Then, expect a letter with payment and schedule instructions for the PSI© examination.
    2. If the application is denied, reapplication is needed.
    3. To schedule and pay for the PSI© examination, register or sign in with the same data of the LARA initial application.
    4. Select the corresponding examination and add the information sent by the BCC.
    5. Pay and schedule the examination.

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Michigan Electrical Contractor License Exam

Below is all the information related to the trade exam, including the official reference list.

Michigan Electrical Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 40
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 90 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75%
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Electrical (Skilled trades regulation act, any rules promulgated under the skilled trades regulation act, electrical administrative board general rules, the current electrical code rules – part 8, the Stille-DeRossett- Hale single state construction code act, and the administration and enforcement procedures of any code adopted under section 8a of that act, MCL 125.1508a.).
  • PSI© Electrical Official Content Outline

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