Board of State Examiners of Electricians

The primary mission of the Board is to protect the citizens of Massachusetts by establishing standards for persons performing electrical installations. We examine and license candidates and enforce the regulations and general laws relative to electrical installations in Massachusetts.

Contact Us


1000 Washington Street, Suite 710, Boston, MA 02118


To receive instructions on conducting common board transactions, email:


(617) 727-9932

Who we serve

The Examiners assist local wiring inspectors in mediating code disputes between licensees and wiring inspectors.The Board of Electricians' Appeals issues informal opinions and conducts formal hearings in matters of dispute based upon decisions rendered by local wiring inspectors.

The Examiners also perform fire investigations under the direction of the State Fire Marshal to determine if electricity could have contributed to the cause. While performing these fire investigations, the Examiners check the installation(s) for code compliance and possible licensee misconduct.

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