Now Live for Trades Credentials and Renewals!
All initial, reinstatement, and renewal applications for a Trades credential must now be made through
LicensE, your online, self-guided licensing platform.
- To apply for a license or renew your license, go to license.wi.gov.
- For those renewing in LicensE for the first time or looking for more information about LicensE, including exams, refer to the “Trades LicensE Information" document.
- Please review the
LicensE Applicant User Guide for help.
- If you are having trouble with anything, please submit a support ticket at this link. Please provide complete contact information and a detailed description of the issue you are experiencing.
Please note as of August 1, 2018 an updated Wis. Admin. Code ch. SPS 316 will go into effect. While the requirements in the 2011 NEC will be effective until Jan. 1 of 2020 for one and two family dwellings, all Electrical Exams will change to reflect the updated Wis. Admin. Code ch. SPS 316 and the 2017 NEC.
Per Wis. Stat. § 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, the electrical wiring activities that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license or registration as a licensed Industrial Journeyman Electrician or a registered Industrial Electrical Apprentice shall be limited to wiring within the facilities or properties of the business establishment where the person is employed. A person who holds a license or registration as a licensed Industrial Journeyman Electrician or a registered Industrial Electrical Apprentice may perform electrical wiring not associated with the facilities or properties of the business establishment where the person is employed, provided the person is under the direct supervision of a licensed Master Electrician, or Registered Master Electrician, or a licensed Journeyman Electrician.
|Industrial Journeyman Electrician License Application Information (includes Form 3105T)
|Trades LicensE Information