Arkansas Department of Labor & Licensing

Electrical Inspection and Licensing

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Electrical Inspection and Licensing

The Board of Electrical Examiners is responsible for the administration of Arkansas’ laws governing the licensing of electricians. The following classes of license are available: master electrician, journeyman electrician, residential master electrician, residential journeyman electrician, air conditioning electrician, and industrial maintenance electrician. The board is also responsible for registering electrical apprentices.

Additionally, the board establishes standards for the performance of electrical work in the state.

The Director of the Department of Labor has the responsibility of enforcing these laws. 

Notice of Online Electrical Exams

Apply to take the Electrical Exam

*Note: You will be redirected to another site where you may log-in to your existing account or create an account if you are a first time user of ELP.

 NOTICE: Important Updates on Acts

 Administrative Rules of the Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners


Electrical Inspector Training Class Registration

2021 Electrical Inspector Training Schedule

CEU Information

The Board of Electrical Examiners has contracted to provide Continuing Education Administrative & Tracking services. What this means for the electricians of Arkansas is that you can activate your free account, anytime, by going to:

With your account you will be able to track your compliance with the CE Cycle, and receive email alerts and notices when hours are posted and when your CE due date is approaching.  

Additionally, the only list of board approved courses can be found at:

New & existing education providers should contact to activate their accounts. has staff on hand to assist you with the new process for submitting course applications, scheduling courses, and reporting course completions. 

If electricians or education providers have any questions regarding’s system they are encouraged to reach out via phone at (855)261-9808, email at, or use their live chat during their business hours, which are Monday-Friday from 7:30am to7:30pm CST.


Arkansas Electrician Application

Electrical Work Verification Affidavit

Change of Address

Reciprocal Agreements

Journeyman Reciprocal Agreement            Master Reciprocal Agreement
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Contact Information:

Denice Taylor, 501-683-5475

Arkansas State Government

Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing

900 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201-3108

501-682-4535 Fax 
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