South Dakota SD Electrical License Requirements and Electrician License Verification, Renewal and Application

South Dakota State Electrical Commission are the ones who you must apply with to become a licensed Electrical Contractor or Journeyman Electrician in South Dakota. The South Dakota Electrical Commission works to keep the citizens of our state and their property safe from the hazards associated with using electricity. The Commission administers the state laws and regulations concerning electrical wiring, inspects wiring installations, investigates complaints related to electrical wiring and licenses all electricians within the state. The Commission, a unit of state government, should not be confused with the South Dakota Electrical Council, which is a non-profit organization supporting the electrical industry in South Dakota.(excerpt from South Dakota State Electrical Commission 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 South Dakota State Electrical Commission is the latest edition of the National Electrical Code and the National Electrical Safety Code.

South Dakota State Electrical Commission
308 S. Pierre Street
Pierre, SD 57501-5070


Click here to visit South Dakota State Electrical Commission Official Website

South Dakota Electrical License Links:

SD Application and Forms

NFPA NEC: National Electrical Code 2008

SD Electrician’s Verificationinations

NFPA 70: 2014 National Electrical Code

SD Reciprocal Agreements

NFPA Training, Conference and Expo

NFPA Source of Safety Information

Electrical Association

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