Residential Master 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, the electrical wiring activities that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license or registration as a licensed Residential Master Electrician, a licensed Residential Journeyman Electrician or a registered Residential Electrical Apprentice shall be limited to 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. A person who holds a license or registration as a licensed Residential Master Electrician, a licensed Residential Journeyman Electrician, or a registered Residential Electrical Apprentice may perform electrical wiring not associated with dwellings and dwelling units, provided the person is under the direct supervision of a licensed Master Electrician, or Registered Master Electrician, or a licensed Journeyman Electrician.


Application for License

FormDescription
3112Application for Residential Master Electrician License
3073​Fax Payment Form

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

  1. Complete requirements for the method you are applying under (see Form #3112 for more information).
  2. Submit an application, supporting documentation and fee:
    • Application for Residential Master Electrician License (Form #3112)
    • $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.