North Carolina

Licensed Categories for Electricians

  • Limited License

  • Intermediate License

  • Unlimited License

  • Residential Dwelling License

  • Fire Alarm/Low Voltage License

  • Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning License

  • Swimming Pool License

  • Groundwater Pump License

  • Electric Sign License

  • Elevator License

Licenses Issued By: North Carolina Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors

Apprenticeship License: Not required

Requirements to Take the Licensing Exam

Limited License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least two years of experience in the field, one of which must be primary experience.

Intermediate License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least four years of experience in the field, 2.5 of which must be primary experience.

Unlimited License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least five years of experience in the field, four of which must be primary experience. In addition the applicant must submit at least two letters of reference from people who have knowledge of their experience.

Residential Dwelling License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least two years of experience in the field, one of which must be primary experience.

Fire Alarm/Low Voltage License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least two years of experience in the field, one of which must be primary experience, with credit given for applicable experience in the low voltage field.

Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least two years of experience in the field, one of which must be primary experience, with credit given for applicable experience in the plumbing, heating and air conditioning  field. In addition, those applying for this license are required to furnish proof of employment with an individual or firm engaged in the plumbing, heating and air conditioning field.

Swimming Pool License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least two years of experience in the field, one of which must be primary experience, with credit given for applicable experience in the swimming pool field. In addition, those applying for this license are required to furnish proof of employment with an individual or firm primarily engaged in a lawful swimming pool business in the state.

Groundwater Pump License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least two years of experience in the field, one of which must be primary experience, with credit given for applicable experience in the water pump business. In addition, those applying for this license are required to furnish proof of employment with an individual or firm engaged in a lawful water pump business in the state.

Electric Sign License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least two years of experience in the field, one of which must be primary experience, with credit given for applicable experience in the electric sign business. In addition, those applying for this license are required to furnish proof of employment with an individual or firm that is primarily engaged in a lawful electric sign business in the state.

Elevator License applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least two years of experience in the field, one of which must be primary experience, with credit given for applicable experience in the elevator field. In addition, those applying for this license are required to furnish proof of employment with an individual or firm engaged in the elevator field.

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