Apply for an Electrical Contractor’s Licence
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You must be a licensed electrical contractor in order to perform any electrical work in PEI. To qualify for an Electrical Contractor’s Licence you must be a certified electrician and have at least two years’ experience working as a certified electrician. In addition, you may be required to write an exam.
For information, refer to Part 2, page 6 of the Electrical Inspection Act Regulations.
Your electrical contractor’s licence will expire on December 31st and must be renewed each year.
Please note: An electrical permit is required for each electrical installation.
What information do I need to apply online?
You will need to provide certification documents and full payment.
How long will it take to complete the application?
With the required documentation, you can complete the application in less than 10 minutes
What is the fee for an electrical contractor’s licence?
The fee for a one-year licence is $250.
How long will it take to receive my licence?
Allow at least two weeks for your application to be processed.
Add a Reminder
Click “Add a reminder” (right-hand margin) to request notification when it’s time to renew your electrical contractor’s license. An automated message will be sent to the email address you provide on the date you select. Please note: All electrical contractor’s licenses expire on December 31st. Please schedule your reminder email accordingly.
The Province of PEI accepts payment for this service online using VISA, VISA Debit, MasterCard, and Debit MasterCard.