Utah Licensing Overview for an Electrician

Licensing for an electrician in Utah is controlled by the Utah Department of Commerce.

General Guidelines for an Electrician in Utah

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: Must have 4 years of experience as a registered apprentice or 6 years of practical experience; must pass a written and practical exam.

• Master Electrician License: Must have at least 8 years of experience, which may include up to 4 years as an apprentice; may also have a degree in electrical engineering and one year of practical experience; must pass an exam.

• Electrical Contractor License: Must pass a written examination and employ a master electrician.

What’s the state licensing site for an electrician?

Utah Department of Commerce

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.