Electrical Regulations by State - Alaska



Installations must conform to the current editions of National Electrical Code and National Electrical Safety Code, with amendments approved by the American National Standards Association (ANSI).


Installations in any place of employment or public structure are subject to inspection by the Department of Labor, which may also authorize public or private utility inspectors to act as state electrical inspectors.

Electrical Contractor

Contractors must be registered with the Department of Community & Economic Development and must also be, or have in their employ, a person currently licensed as an electrical administrator.


The Department of Labor and Workforce Development issues license upon passage of an examination for journeyman electrician, journeyman power lineman, residential electrician, maintenance electrician, and apprentice/learner. Require 8000 hours of experience in the trade.

FeesElectrical ContractorJourneyman Electrician
Electrical Administrator Application $50.00 N/A
Application N/A $50.00
Exam $125.00 N/A
License $350.00 $200.00
Biennial Renewal $350.00 $200.00


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