Electrical Licensing Requirements

Electrical Work Performed Within the Jurisdiction of Jefferson City No person, firm, or corporation shall engage in the business of electrical work in the City of Jefferson unless licensed as an electrical contractor. The business of electrical work shall mean the supplying of labor and materials for the installation, alteration or repair of electrical systems.  A current list of licensed Electricians for the City of Jefferson may be found here:  2023 List of Electricians (Licensed to do electrical work in Jefferson City,

Persons desiring an Electrical Contractor License shall complete and submit an application to the Electrical Inspector. Applicant must be a licensed Jefferson City Master electrician: The fee for this license is $210, and a current Certificate of Insurance is required as well.  Electrical Contractor License Application

To apply for an Electrical Business License please complete and submit an application to the City Electrical Inspector.  Applicant must hold a current State of Missouri Electrical Contractor License, and submit a copy of the license with the City of Jefferson Electrical Business License Application via email or postal mail.  The fee for this license is $210, and a current Certificate of Insurance is required as well.  All personnel working for a Contractor within the City of Jefferson must be licensed with the City of Jefferson.

Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master Licenses

To apply for an Apprentice Electrician License, Journeyman Electrician License, or Electrical Master License, click on the following link: Individual Electrician License. To apply for multiple Apprentice Licenses at one time, please use this Apprentice License Application Form . The fee for an Apprentice License is $12, and the fee for a Journeyman or Master License is $105.

ICC Exams currently accepted by the Board are:
G17 - Journeyman Electrician
G16 - Master Electrician
Both exams may be found by following the link below and selecting 'Electrical' under the 'Category/Trade' drop down list:  ICC Exam Catalog
Additional answers about the ICC testing process may be found here: ICC Contractor/Trade Exam FAQ

Journeyman and Master License Renewal
Licenses renewed this year are good until June 30, 2024. The renewal fee is $30
Journeyman Electrical License Renewal

Master Electrician Renewal 

The Individual Electrician License form above, may also be used to apply for the; Maintenance, Journeyman or Master Electrician Examination, Electrical Maintenance License, or Reinstatement of License. Once the form as been completed and signed, please submit it to the Electrical Inspector via email or postal mail at 320 E. McCarty St, Jefferson City, MO 65101.  Fees for examinations shall not be paid to the City of Jefferson, or processed by the City of Jefferson.