Registered Electrician

Registration Information

Per Wis. Stats. § 101.862, no person may install, repair or maintain electrical wiring unless the person is licensed as an electrician by the Department or unless the person is enrolled as a registered Electrician by the Department.

Per Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.40, a person who holds a registration as a Registered Electrician shall perform electrical wiring activities under the direct supervision of a person who holds a license either as a licensed Master Electrician or a licensed Journeyman Electrician. Registered Electricians may perform electrical wiring activities under the direct supervision of a person who holds a license as a licensed Residential Master Electrician or licensed Residential Journeyman Electrician provided the wiring is associated with dwellings, dwelling units and detached accessory buildings and structures serving the dwellings or the dwelling units, such as garages, carports, gazebos and swimming pools. Registered Electricians may perform electrical wiring under the direct supervision of a person who holds a license as a licensed Industrial Journeyman Electrician provided the wiring is within the facilities or properties of the business establishment where the Industrial Journeyman Electrician is employed.


Application for Registration

FormDescription
3108Application for Registered Electrician Registration
3073​Fax Payment Form

Reinstate a Registered Electrician Registration that has been Expired more than 1 Year

  1. Complete at least 24 hours of acceptable continuing education within one year prior to date of application.
  2. Submit an application, supporting documentation and fee:
    • Application for Registered Electrician Registration (Form #3108)
    • $60.00 total fee ($15.00 application fee, $20.00 credential fee, and $25.00 late renewal fee)

Renewal Information

Requirements 

Renewal Method

Department of Safety and Professional Services

Trades Credentialing Unit
PO Box 78780
Milwaukee, WI  53293-0780


If you have questions regarding your renewal, please email DSPSCredTrades@wisconsin.gov.

When mailing your renewal, please allow up to 21 calendar days [per Wis. Admin. Code SPS 305.04 (1)] from the date your payment is processed to receive an update regarding your renewal.