Nevada NV Electrical License Requirements and Electrician License Verification, Renewal and Application

The Nevada State Contractors Board are the ones who you must apply with to become a licensed Electrical Contractor or Journeyman Electrician in Nevada. The Nevada State Contractors Board is committed to promoting public confidence and trust in the competence and integrity of licensees and to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public. The Board is empowered with determining the qualifications of applicants prior to licensing, setting forth conditions for licenses, such as limiting the field and scope of the operations of a licensed contractor, bond requirements and establishing maximum contractual limits. The Board is also empowered to promulgate rules and regulations necessary for implementing and enforcing the enabling statute, NRS 624, and to discipline licensees found in violation of the statute.(excerpt from The Nevada State Contractors Board official website).


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 Nevada State Contractors Board is the latest edition of The National Electrical Code.

Nevada State Contractors Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89521


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NFPA NEC: National Electrical Code 2008

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NFPA 70: 2014 National Electrical Code

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