Montana State Electrical Board

Journeyman Electrician

To apply for the Journeyman Electrician License using the please clickOnline Application

The following outlines general licensing information. For specific information on filing an application, you will need to obtain the Application that includes a detailed listing of the requirements.

Please review the Journeyman Electrician by clicking Checklist


  • Applications for examination must be approved by the State Electrical Board. Currently, exams are based off the 2020 NEC.
  • 16 hours of Board approved courses per renewal cycle. A minimum of 8 hours must be on code update. The Board accepts Continuing Education from any reciprocal state.
  • The Board issues Electrical Contractors Licenses. An applicant must provide proof of compliance with workers compensation and unemployment laws, and must identify a full-time Montana licensed journeyman or master electrician responsible for all work done in Montana.
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