Florida Licensing Overview for an Electrician

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

General Guidelines for an Electrician in Florida

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?

•Journeyman License: No statewide license; licensed through local municipalities.

• Electrical Contractor License: No state-level exam is required for registration; must be registered with the state unless certified; registration permits contractors to engage in contracting only in particular area or municipality; contractors may also obtain an optional state license through the State Electrical Licensing Board; specialty electrical contractor licenses.

What’s the state licensing site for an electrician?

Florida 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?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?