Requirements to Obtaining your License
Work that can be Done Under this License
A person holding an active Idaho journeyman electrician license may make installations of electrical wiring and equipment as an employee of an active licensed Idaho electrical contractor. Anyone attempting to act as an electrical contractor in the state of Idaho must first obtain an Idaho electrical contractor's license.
Applying to get your License
It will cost you $15 to file the application for a contractor's license, $60 for the exam, and $125 to get the license. It's good until July 1 of the year after you got it. It will cost you $15 to file an application for the journeyman or master journeyman license and $60 for either exam. The master license costs $65. The journeyman license costs $55. Either license is good until July 1 of the year after you got it.
Reciprocity AgreementsIdaho has master electrician licensing reciprocity with the state of Oregon. Idaho has journeyman electrician licensing reciprocity with the states of Oregon and Montana.
Continuing EducationJourneymen and Master Electricians must complete at least twenty-four (24) hours of continuing education instruction in every three (3) year period between updates of the National Electrical Code. The twenty-four hours of instruction will consist of a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of code update covering changes included in the latest edition of the National Electrical Code.
Books and References for the Exam
These books are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.
The following references ARE allowed in the testing center:
Exam Review, Training, Education
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