Alaska AK Electrical License Requirements and Electrician License Verification, Renewal and Application

The State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development are the ones who you must apply with to become a licensed Electrical Contractor or Journeyman Electrician in Alaska. Applicants for electrical journeyman and lineman journeyman need 8,000 hours of legally obtained experience in the trade subject to the NEC (electricians) or NESC (linemen). A notarized letter from former employers or an Alaska based union attesting to experience is required.(excerpt from The State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development official web site).


To find the requirements to pass their state exam, the cost of their electrical license, license exam and renewal fee, please contact them directly as it can vary from year to year. The codes and standards that currently are adopted by the state of Alaska must be approved by The National Electrical Code and National Electrical Safety Code, and American National Standards Association (ANSI).

Department of Labor & Workplace Development
Labor Standards & Safety Division Mechanical Inspection Section
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 302
Anchorage, AK 99510-7020


Click here for more information from the Alaska Labor Standards & Safety Division

Alaska Electrical License Links:

Alaska Licensing Authority

NFPA NEC: National Electrical Code 2008

Alaska License/Verification Fee

NFPA 70: 2014 National Electrical Code

Alaska Licensing Requirements

NFPA Training, Conference and Expo

NFPA Source of Safety Information

Electrical Association

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