Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in Montana, all Montana Department of Labor & Industry offices are closed to the public to protect the health and safety of our clients and staff. Our services are available through remote delivery. We are available to assist customers through our online public portal at EBIZ.MT.GOV/POL (Professional and Occupational Licenses) and EBIZ.MT.GOV (for Permits). For other services, please contact us via email a DLIBSDWEBHELP@MT.GOV or by phone.(406) 841-2300.
Welcome to the Montana State Electrical Board
The State Electrical Board makes every effort to include on this website all relevant information pertaining to the licensing and regulation of electricians in Montana.
The 2020 Renewals for both Electricians and Electrical Contractors will be at 50% Abatement. However, renewals recieved postmarked after July 15, 2020 will be charged the full late fee's. You can renew your license starting on May 15th, 2020. Please use the quick links located on the right side of this page to renew online.
Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, all board meetings will be held by conference call. No outside participants or stakeholders will be allowed access in the building. Please attend by phone.
The 2017 NEC examinations will be in place starting April 1, 2020. If you make application after April 1, 2020, you will be testing on the 2017 NEC. Those that have made application on the 2014 NEC, will continue to test on the 2014 NEC through your entire process until you become licensed.
As of December 7, 2019, the State of Montana has adopted the 2017 NFPA 70 (2017 NEC), the 2018 International Existing Building Code, the 2018 International Mechanical Code, the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code, the 2018 International Building Code, the 2018 International Residential Code, the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code, and the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code. Official versions of these administrative rules will not be available until published by the Secretary of State. You may check for updated publishing at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/Building-Codes-Permits/current-codes
You may also review additional information on the code amendments at the Building Codes Web page at bsd.dli.mt.gov/building-codes-permits.
Montana State Electrical Board
301 South Park Avenue
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513