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Alaska Wiring Electrical Administrator (Unlimited Commercial, Residential)

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License Requirements

Requirements to Obtaining your License.

  • Pre qualification is NOT required
  • A valid contractor registration is required before bidding on a project
  • A certificate of insurance for public liability and property damage insurance (not less than $20,000 property damage, $50,000 injury or death to one person, $100,000 injury or death to more than one person).
  • Evidence of workers’ compensation insurance is required for registration as a construction contractor. The insurance must be provided by a private insurance carrier registered to do business in the State of Alaska and the policy must be specifically written to pay benefits as provided by Alaska law.
  • Surety bond for $5,000.

Work Under this License

Work that can be Done Under this License

Residential: The candidate may supervise all work on residential dwelling units not exceeding three stories in height and no larger than a four-plex except three phase services and wiring.

Unlimited Commercial: The candidate may supervise the installation, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of all electrical work subject to the National Electrical Code within buildings and within property lines of any given property, beginning at the secondary side of he transformer or street lighting and traffic signalization on public through fares, roadways, or rights-of-way, and work starting after the first point of attachment of aerial or underground conductors to building or structures if aerial or underground wires or cables are used to provide power for buildings or structures within the property lines of any given property.

Applications for a License

Applying to get your License

New applications, $250 ($50 - nonrefundable application fee, $200 license fee). For changes, see fee schedule. Check or money order should be made payable to the State of Alaska.

Department of Community & Economic Development
Division of Occupational Licensing
Contractor Registration Section
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811


Reciprocity Agreements

No agreements at this time. However, Alaska may recognize the exams given by Thompson Prometric/Experior or other testing firms on a case by case basis.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

8-hours of continuing education per category type every two-years, based on the current state-adopted codes applicable to each category of license held


Exam Details

  • 75 questions and a time limit of 180 minutes (residential)
  • 100 questions and a time limit of 240 minutes (unlimited commercial)
  • A score of 70% is needed to pass.
  • Exam fee is $150
  • Topics include: general electric knowledge, grounding and bonding, services/feeders/branch circuits, raceways and enclosures, conductors and cables, equipment and general use, special occupancies, special equipment, Alaska Statutes and Regulations, safety
  • The exam is given by PSI - 800-733-9267.


Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

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