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Frequently Asked Questions about Board of State Examiners of Electricians

Find FAQs below.

How can I obtain a Certified Statement (Verification) of Registration?

The request must be made through the licensee’s account via the Eplace Portal.

A fee of $15 per statement/verification is processed via credit card.


Do I qualify for a reciprocal license?

The Electricians' Board currently has reciprocity with New Hampshire for both Master and Journeyman licensees.

You can download applications in pdf format by visiting the Applications and Forms page on this site.


How can I appeal the decision of a wiring inspector?

In order to appeal the decision of a wiring inspector, please submit:

  • a request in writing regarding the appeal to the
    Board of Electricians' Appeals,
    1000 Washington Street, Suite 710,
    Boston, MA 02118 - 6100.
  • the notice of disapproval received by the wiring inspector
  • a check or money order for $86 made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


When will my license be renewed?

Renewal notices are sent out 6 weeks prior to the expiration date printed on your license. Once the continuing education verification and payment are received, your license renewal will be mailed within 4 to 6 weeks.

If you do not receive your renewal notice, please call the Board office at (617)727-993l.


When will the examinations be based on the new code editions or amendments?

All examination items are based on the edition of the electrical code currently in effect. Changes in examination items, directly related to acceptance of a promulgated code (NFPA 70/ MEC 527 CMR 12.00) by the Board of Fire Prevention will not affect any examination items for six months after the effective date of the new regulation. Always check for updated information in the Candidate Information Bulletin.