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Frequently Asked Questions

To obtain a state license as an electrical contractor, you must:

1. Submit a completed application and non-refundable fee with documentation of the required experience and other qualifications and reference information,
2. Submit a completed examination scheduling form with fee, and
3. Pass the examination.

For a description of the licensing requirements, see Board Rule 121-2-01.  

You may download application forms here, or contact the board office at:

237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA
(478) 207-2440

Please provide your name, mailing address and the type of license you are requesting.

You must apply for renewal prior to the expiration date. A renewal email reminder is sent to all current licensees approximately 8 weeks prior to renewal. The renewal fee for a two-year period is $75.00,  To qualify for renewal, electrical contractors must have completed continuing education. See Board Rule 121-4-.07  for complete details.

See Board Rule 121-4-.07  for the requirements for continuing education. Persons holding a conditioned air contractor license license must complete at least 4 hours per year of instruction related to their profession. Courses must be conducted by a college, vocational-technical school, or trade association. Conditioned air contractors may also complete courses conducted by a utility or equipment manufacturer. To determine when courses are held, you must contact one of these agencies directly.  You can find a list of providers here .  

The Georgia Board does have reciprocal agreements to accept the results of some examinations conducted by other state boards. The Georgia Board will accept results of approved examinations conducted by:

1. Louisiana

2.  South Carolina 

3. North Carolina

4.  Alabama 

With your application, you must submit a certification letter from the respective state board verifying that you hold a license and have passed the state examination. 

Businesses are required to meet requirements of the federal, state, and local governments. To determine federal and local requirements, you will need to contact those agencies directly. A listing should be available in the government section of your telephone directory. To contact information for state agencies, reference the First Stop Business Information Center 


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Atlanta, Georgia 30334
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