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  • CA STATE CERT INFORMATION

    Application for Examination and Certification-CLICK HERE

      • Only print out form when completely finished, otherwise you will not be able to print the completed application
      • If you write out the answers, make sure your writing is readable. If not, this may cause a delay in processing your form
      • Fill out the form completely

    Schedule appointment:

    Please be advised that the Electrician Certification Unit does not schedule your exam for you.

    After you have registered with the Electrician Certification Unit, you may schedule your exam with PSI at www.psiexams.com or call (888) 818-5831. The "Candidate Information Bulletin" is an additional information guide for testing. You may download the booklet from PSI's website.

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    The Social Security non-certified earnings report form SSA-7050 is available. Please go to http://www.ssa.gov/forms/ssa-7050.pdf to obtain the form. Request for the non-certified earnings report.


    Renewal Application for Electrician Certification-CLICK HERE

    If you are renewing prior to your certification card expiring, you will need to have 2,000 hours of work in the industry in the past three years, and have completed 32 hours of continuing education from an approved educational provider that are listed on our website under the following links:

    Continuing education providers or the Electrician Trainee Approved Schools list. Submit your Renewal Application with proof of your 32 hours and payment of $100.

    If you are renewing after your card expired, you do not need to fulfill the 32 hours requirement for continuing education. Submit your Renewal Application with a check mark on the expired box and attach your $200.00 payment to retake the exam. You must retake the exam and pass or you will be illegally working.

    Employers employing uncertified electricians may be investigated and penalties issued for not abiding by the law.

    Contact Information

    Department of Industrial Relations
    Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
    Attn: Electrician Certification Unit

    P O Box 420603
    San Francisco, CA 94142-0603
    Phone: (510) 286-3900
    Fax: (510) 286-3917
    Email: ECUINFO@dir.ca.gov

    update image PSI Phone: (888) 818-5831 (To Schedule Exams)




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