West Virginia WV Electrical License Requirements and Electrician License Verification, Renewal and Application

West Virginia State Fire Marshal are the ones who you must apply with to become a licensed Electrical Contractor or Journeyman Electrician in West Virginia. The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office, Regulatory and Licensing Division is responsible for duties which include, but are not limited to administration and enforcement of the following programs state-wide: Electrical Licensing, Storage and Handling of Explosives, Electrical Inspectors, Public Display Fireworks, Building Code Officials, Home Inspectors, Pyrotechnicians, and Fire Protection Workers. (excerpt from West Virginia State Fire Marshal 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 West Virginia State Fire Marshal is the 2008 of the National Electrical Code.

West Virginia State Fire Marshal
1207 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25301

Click here to visit West Virginia State Fire Marshal Official Website

West Virginia Electrical License Links:

WV Electrical Licensing

NFPA NEC: National Electrical Code 2008

WV Electrical Testing Information

NFPA 70: 2014 National Electrical Code

WV Renewal Information

NFPA Training, Conference and Expo

NFPA Source of Safety Information

Electrical Association

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