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Statutes and Rules
  • DOPL Licensing Act, 58-1 (May 9, 2017)
  • General Rule of the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, R156-1. (Apr 11, 2017)
  • Utah Construction Trades Licensing Act, 58-55 ()
  • Electricians Licensing Act Rule, R156-55b (Mar 27, 2017)
  • Building Inspector and Factory Built Housing Licensing Act , 58-56 (May 14, 2013)
  • Building Inspector and Factory Built Housing Licensing Act Rule, R156-56 (Sep 12, 2011)

  • DISCLAIMER: The statute/rule above is an unofficial version provided for convenience only and may not be identical to the official versions on the Utah State Legislature and the Utah Division of Administrative Rules websites.
    Applications and Forms
    License Type(s)
    • Apprentice Electrician
    • Journeyman Electrician
    • Master Electrician
    • Residential Journeyman Electrician
    • Residential Master Electrician

    Apply for a License Online

    Renew License Online

    DOPL Information

    Director: Mark Steinagel
    Bureau Manager: Steve Duncombe 801-530-6628
    Board Secretary: Tracy Taylor 801-530-6454

    Board Information
    Name Appointed Expires
    Russell Lamoreaux Jul 1, 2014Jun 30, 2018
    (Union Employee)
    Chris Thomson Sep 10, 2014Jun 30, 2019
    John Patrick Simonsen Jul 1, 2016Jun 30, 2020
    (Non-Union Employer)
    Joseph B. Ligori Sep 17, 2013Jun 30, 2020
    (Public Member)
    Michael Shawn Hartwell Sep 7, 2017Jun 30, 2021
    (Non-Union Employee)
    Meeting Minutes
    IN PDF FORMAT PDF Document

    View Agenda and Minutes approved after May 14, 2013

    Related Information
    Electrical FAQ's
    Can I take my journeyman/master, etc. exam now and earn my on-the-job work hours later?
    No, state law requires on-the-job work hours and school hours/grades be met before one is approved to take the exam. 

    Continuing Education

    Revocation of Pellco CEU Courses

    An Electrician Licensee is obligated to complete sixteen hours of continuing education each licensing period. Twelve hours must be "core" education and the remaining four can be "core" or "professional" related. See Rule R156-55b-304 for details.

    Beginning December 01, 2010, all courses must be approved by DOPL to be acceptable.

    Electricians may view a list of courses that have been approved by DOPL at https://secure.www.utah.gov/ce-public

    View a HELP TUTORIAL on how to use the CE Registry

    Continuing Education Providers MUST submit all courses to DOPL for approval. This can be done online at https://secure.utah.gov/ce-provider


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