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 Code Enforcement has the responsibility of enforcing these laws.
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Representative of Private Electric Utility:
Charlotte Bradley - Chairwoman
Chief Electrical Inspector of a Municipality:
Richard Ledbetter - Vice Chairman
Master or Supervising Electrician:
Licensed Professional Engineer:
Representative of Public Electric Utility:
Representing Senior Consumers:
Renew a Residential Master License
Renew a Residential Journeyman License
Renew an Industrial Maintenance License
Renew an Air Conditioning License
Renew a Sign Specialist License
Renew an Electrical Inspector License
Renew a Temporary Master License
Renew a Temporary Journeyman License
Apply for a Temporary Master License
Apply for a Temporary Journeyman License
Lifetime Journeyman Application
NOTICE: Important Updates on Acts
Administrative Rules of the Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners
The Board of Electrical Examiners has contracted StateReporting.com 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: https://www.statereporting.com/account/
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 StateReporting.com to activate their accounts. StateReporting.com 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 StateReporting.com’s system they are encouraged to reach out via phone at (855)261-9808, email at email@example.com, or use their live chat during their business hours, which are Monday-Friday from 7:30am to7:30pm CST.
Arkansas Electrician Application
Electrician Work Verification Affidavit
Journeyman Reciprocal Agreement Master Reciprocal Agreement
The Board only reciprocates an original license from the issuing state on this list. You cannot reciprocate a reciprocated license. A Master license from the list above can only be reciprocated with a Journeyman's license except for Oregon which Arkansas has a Master License reciprocal Agreement.
*Wyoming will only reciprocate a journeyman’s license with an individual that has completed a USDOL approved apprenticeship program of at least 576 hours of classroom time.
Jamecia Robinson, 501-682-4548
Carmen Cogshell, 501-682-4549
David Gray, 501-683-4039