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Maryland State Board of Electricians

Apply for a Maryland Electricians License

*** Please be advised that as of January 1, 2023, The "Apply for a Journeyman License - By Waiver of Examination" option is no longer available. Any application received before this date will continue to be processed. We thank you for taking the time to apply for the Maryland Electrician License application. We have received a mass number of applications and we are processing them as quickly as possible. We truly appreciate all your patience. If you do not receive an error message when you email your supporting documents, we have successfully received all your documents. We will notify you with an email providing you with instructions once your application has been approved. The email instruction will provide you with how to access and print your license. ***

Maryland Electricians Act

The State Board of Electricians (“Board”) is pleased to inform you of the passage of Senate Bill 762 – Maryland Electricians Act – Revisions (“SB 762”), Chapter 708, which became the law of Maryland on May 30, 2021, and which went into effect on July 1, 2021, unless otherwise noted. Find out more...

The offices of the Maryland State Board of Master Electricians are open and serving our customers through our online licensing resources, via e-mail and telephone, and by limited in-person appointments. Please note, walk-in assistance is not available. We can be reached using our contacts page for e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of individual staff members; or

Schedule a virtual Appointment
(Formerly Virtual Appointments)

Schedule an Appointment in person

Use Labor’s Central Scheduling System to meet with a representative from one of our boards or commissions. Please select the type of appointment you need from our list of available in-person services using the drop-down menu on the scheduler. You will receive an e-mail confirming the date and time of your appointment.

Appointments are available Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at our offices located at 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 121 Baltimore, MD 21201. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early before your scheduled appointment time.

Welcome to our home page. Due to the passage of Senate Bill 762 – Maryland Electricians Act – Revisions, Chapter 708, effective July 1, 2021, the State Board of Master Electricians will be re-named the State Board of Electricians. Also starting on July 1 the board will accept applications for apprentice and journey licenses, in addition to issuing master electrician licenses. Please see the link to SB 762 for other important details regarding the changes the bill makes to electrical licensing in Maryland.

Please see our education feature to review the list of board-approved continuing education course providers. Additional providers will be added monthly. See current regulations pertaining to continuing education requirements for all electrical licensees.

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Proposed Regulations Currently Open for Public Comment

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Maryland State Board of Electricians

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 121
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-230-6163
Fax: 410-962-8483