Interactive Map: Idaho

Who is the governing agency?

Division of Building Safety
Electrical Bureau, Licensing Section
1090 E. Watertower St.
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: (208) 334-2183
Fax: (208) 855-2165
Website: Click here

What are the initial requirements to hold a Statewide low voltage license?

In order to qualify for the Electrical Specialty Journeyman exam an applicant must:
– Submit notarized documentation of two (2) years (a minimum of 4,000 hrs) of work experience within
the scope of the specialty. The experience must be in compliance with the rules of the state in which the
experience was obtained.
– Submit a completed application (included).
– Pay the $15 (non-refundable) application fee.

For a Full application, click here

In order to qualify for the Electrical Master Exam an applicant must:
In State
• Submit proof of holding an Idaho Electrical Journeyman License for a minimum of four (4) years.
• Submit a complete, notarized application (included) and the $15 (non-refundable) application fee.
• Applicants who hold an out of state Electrical Journeyman License, but do not qualify for a reciprocal
Electrical Master License (see below for reciprocity requirements), must first qualify for and pass the
Idaho Electrical Journeyman exam, and purchase the license, before qualifying for the Idaho Master
License exam.
• Once an applicant has obtained the Idaho Electrical Journeyman License, an application for the
Electrical Master exam may be submitted along with proof of holding an Electrical Journeyman License
in the non-reciprocal state for a minimum of (4) years.
• Submit a complete, notarized application (included) and the $15 (non-refundable) application fee.

For a full application, click here


What are the continuing education requirements of the State?

IDAPA 07.01.07 states journeyman and master electricians must complete at least 24 hours of continuing education instruction in every 3 year period between renewals of such licenses. The 24 hours shall consist of…

  • 8 hours of code update covering changes included in the latest edition of the NEC.
  • 8 hours of code related training.
  • 8 hours of industry-related.


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