Electrical Regulations by State - Oklahoma



Installations must conform to the 2005 National Electrical Code, as a minimum standard.


Statewide electrical inspection upon request


All electrical contractors, journeyman electricians, and apprentices must be licensed by the Department of Health. Examinations are conducted by the State Board of Examiners.

Electrical Contractor:

any person skilled in the planning, superintending and practical installation of electrical facilities who is familiar with the laws, rules and regulations governing such work. Electrical contractors also means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or business performing skills of an electrical contractor or an electrician or the business of contracting, or furnishing labor or labor and materials for the installation, repair, maintenance or renovation of electrical facilities or electrical construction work according to the provisions of the Electrical License Act.

Journeyman Electricians:

any person other than an electrical contractor who engages in the actual installation, alteration, repair or renovation of electrical facilities or electrical construction work unless specifically exempted by the provisions of the Electrical License Act.


any person sixteen (16) years of age or older whose principal occupation is the learning of and assisting in the installation of electrical work under the direct supervision of a licensed journeyman electrician or electrical contractor.

Electrical Contractor $25.00 $200.00 $150.00/yr
Journeyman Electrician $25.00 $50.00 $50.00
Apprentice $10.00 $20.00


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