Nevada Licensing Overview for an Electrician

Licensing for an electrician in Nevada is controlled by the Nevada State Contractors Board.

General Guidelines for an Electrician in Nevada

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 state license; some local jurisdictions require licensing, requirements vary

• Electrical Contractor License: Must be licensed with the State Contractors Board upon passing an examination. Sub-classifications of contractors include: electrical wiring, fire detection, integrated ceilings, low-voltage systems, lines to transmit electricity, residential wiring, and photovoltaics.

What’s the state licensing site for an electrician?

Nevada State Contractors Board

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?

Check with local governing body for updated details.