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Electrical contractor renewal

For general inquiries, call (651) 284-5026.

  • For electrical licensing inquiries, call (651) 284-5031 (personal) or (651) 284-5034 (business)
  • For electrical codes inquiries, call (651) 284-5820

Chapter 1315 of the state building code adopts a national standard for the installation of electrical wiring, apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat, power, technology circuits and systems, and alarm and communication systems. Minnesota's electrical code consists of the 2011 National Electrical Code as published by the National Fire Protection Association.

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Purchase code books

A selection of electrical codes are available from Minnesota's Bookstore:

Please Note: The Department of Labor and Industry does not accept cash as payment for licenses, inspections, copy requests and other DLI services. Accepted methods of payment include checks, money orders and electronic payments that can be made through the DLI Web site.

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