Arkansas Licensing Overview for an Electrician

Licensing for an electrician in Arkansas is controlled by the Arkansas State Board of Electrical Examiners.

General Guidelines for an Electrician in Arkansas

Specific requirements to perform electrician services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for an electrician license?

• Apprentice License: Must be registered with the DOL, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training and the Arkansas DOL

• Journeyman License: Journeyman and residential journeyman electrician licenses issued at the state level

• Master Electrician License: Residential master electrician, industrial maintenance electrician and air conditioning electrician licenses issued at the state level

• Electrical Contractor License: Must have at least 5 years of experience, hold a master electrician’s license, and pass the Arkansas Business and Law Exam

What’s the state licensing site for an electrician?

Arkansas State Board of Electrical Examiners

What are some training programs available for an electrician?

See schools and training programs.

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Licenses must be renewed yearly

What are fees associated with licensing?