Journeyman Electrician

License 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 license as a licensed Journeyman Electrician or a registration as a registered Electrical Apprentice shall perform electrical wiring activities under the general supervision of a person who holds a license as a licensed Master Electrician or a registration as a Registered Master Electrician. A person who holds a license as a licensed Journeyman Electrician or a registration as a registered Electrical Apprentice may perform electrical wiring activities under the general supervision of a person who holds a license as a licensed Residential Master Electrician provided the wiring 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.

Application for License

FormDescription
3106Application for Journeyman Electrician License
3073​Fax Payment Form

Reinstate a Journeyman Electrician License that has been Expired more than 4 Years

  1. Complete apprenticeship or experience requirements (see Form #3106 for more information).
  2. Submit an application, supporting documentation and fee:
    • Application for Journeyman Electrician License (Form #3106)
    • $90.00 total fee ($35.00 application fee, $30.00 exam fee, and $25.00 late renewal fee)

Renewal Information

Requirements

Renewal Methods

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.