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Licensing Services



  • Original License by Examination. You are applying to take an examination in order to qualify for RW, JW, or ME licensure in Colorado.
  • Original License by Endorsement. You hold an active license in another state and wish to apply for licensure in Colorado.
  • Reciprocity. You hold a journeyman electrician license/certificate or higher classification from a participating state that is current, active, and in good standing.
  • Renew. You currently hold a Colorado license and are in a renewal period.
  • Reinstate. Your Colorado license has expired and you wish to reinstate the license.
    (If your license has been expired for more than three (3) years, you must take and pass the full written exam. You will be reauthorized for the exam on receipt of a completed reinstatement application.


Licensing Requirements

  • Click here for the licensing requirements for Colorado Electricians. 


Application for Original License by Examination

Application for Original License by Endorsement

Application to Reinstate an Expired License

Application to Change Status from Active to Inactive

Application to Reactivate an Inactive License

Affidavit of Experience Form


Felony Conviction Form



License Expiration Grace Period for New Applicants. Applicants who are issued an electrician license within 120 days of the upcoming expiration date will be issued a license with the subsequent expiration date. For example, licenses issued between June 1, 2014, and September 30, 2014, will reflect a license expiration date of September 30, 2017. Licenses issued prior to June 1, 2014 will have an expiration date of September 30, 2014 and must renew in the upcoming renewal period.

License Renewal Information. All Electrician licenses expire on September 30 of each renewal year and must be renewed to continue practicing.


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