North Carolina Unlimited Electrical Contractor License

"Unlimited Electrical Contractor" shall be permitted to engage in any electrical contracting project regardless of value.

How to Get the NC Unlimited Electrical Contractor’s License?

  1. Complete the North Carolina Unlimited Electrical Contractor License Application and submit it to the board.
  2. Submit written statements from at least two persons attesting to your good character.
  3. You shall furnish a $150,001.00 Unlimited Bonding Ability Statement with Power of Attorney attached; OR a letter showing a line of credit issued by a bank, savings bank, or savings and loan association pursuant to G.S. 87-43.2(a)(4)
  4. You must have at least five years of experience, of which at least four years shall be primary experience. The balance of experience may be primary, secondary or both.
  5. You must submit written statements from at least two people along with the application. These two people must be attest to your knowledge of the electrical trade and ability to direct and supervise electrical wiring and installation for a contracting company performing unlimited electrical work.
  6. You must have taken and passed the necessary exam(s).
  7. If you are or will be part of a corporation or limited liability company, you must register the business with the NC Secretary of State (www.sosnc.gov ).

Unlimited Electrical Contractor Course

Unlimited Electrical Contractor Exam

Unlimited Electrical Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 6h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Bonding and Grounding
    • Overcurrent Protection
    • Wiring Methods and Terminations
    • Boxes and Fittings
    • Service Entrance and Equipment
    • Motors and Control Wiring
    • Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations
    • Load Calculations
    • Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting
    • General
    • Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications

Unlimited Electrical Contractor Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Unlimited Electrical Contractor exam. Please keep in mind that although not all the books are allowed in the exam you will be tested on all the references. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • NORTH CAROLINA UNLIMITED ELECTRICAL - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $326.88
  • NORTH CAROLINA UNLIMITED ELECTRICAL - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $310.92

Unlimited Electrical Contractor Trade Books

Books Allowed in Testing

Books Not Allowed in Testing