Vermont VT Electrical License Requirements and Electrician License Verification, Renewal and Application

Vermont Department of Labor and Inspection are the ones who you must apply with to become a licensed Electrical Contractor or Journeyman Electrician in Vermont. The State Electrical Safety program is achieved through the adoption of nationally recognized safety codes, licensing, education, training of people doing electrical installation work and code enforcement, which reduces the risk of fire and electrocutions. The rules referenced below are adopted by the Commissioner of Public Safety and the Electricians’ Licensing Board pursuant to 26 V.S.A. Chapter 15, to license people doing electrical work and to adopt and enforce nationally recognized safety codes.(excerpt from Vermont Department of Labor and Inspection 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 Vermont Department of Labor and Inspection is the latest edition of the National Electrical Code.

Department of Labor and Inspection
National Life Building, Drawer 20
Montpelier, VT 05620


Click here to visit Vermont Department of Labor and Inspection Official Website

Vermont Electrical License Links:

Vermont Permits and Forms

NFPA NEC: National Electrical Code 2008

Vermont Electrical Statute

NFPA 70: 2014 National Electrical Code

2014 Vermont Electrical Safety Rules

NFPA Training, Conference and Expo

NFPA Source of Safety Information

Electrical Association

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