NOTICE OF RELOCATION:
The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office has moved. Please see the new address below.
WV State Fire Commission
State Fire Marshal - 4th Floor North
1700 MacCorkle Ave. S.E.
Charleston, WV 25314
This is a secure site.
Please contact 304-558-2191 for information on how to drop off licensing applications/renewals.
Must have at least 1 Year (12 months) or 2,000 hours of actual, hands-on electrical work experience. All work shall consist of above ground structural wiring in accordance with the National Electric Code.
Must have completed an approved US Department of Labor formal Apprenticeship program.
Must have completed an approved West Virginia Department of Education 1080 hour vocational course.
Study guides, test prep courses and practice exams are not available.
Check In for Beckley, Charleston, Clarksburg, and Martinsburg begins at 8:30am. The exam begins at 9:00am. Check in for Wheeling begins at 9:30am. The exam begins at 10:00am.
Applicants are given 4 hours to complete the exam.
Exams will be graded within 15 business days of the exam date.
A passing score is 70% or above.
Temporary Electrical Licensure:
The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office offers temporary electrician licensure for the Journeyman and Master.
Applicants must have completed one of the following to be eligible for temporary licensure: