Reciprocal General Supervising Electrician (S) Last updated 11/04/2021

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License Fee Description Exemptions


Design, plan, and lay out work; sign all permits; licensee is the only individual authorized to direct, supervise, or control the installation or alteration of an electrical service.


License renewal is every three years on October 1.

Renewal Information

A renewal notice will be mailed to the licensee approximately six weeks prior to the expiration of their license. Continuing Education (if necessary) and fees will be explained on the renewal form. Renewal fees vary by license type.

Duplicate License Requirements

If you lost your license or have changed your address and would like a replacement license, submit form 2523 from Building Codes website, along with appropriate $10 fee.

Processing Time

Processing Time Description
1 Week Incomplete applications may cause delays.

Prerequisites and Requirements


(1) An equivalent or higher license from the reciprocal state that is current and active with no violations or conditions attached within the past three years;
(2) Qualified for the licensing exam in the reciprocal state through required work experience;
(3) Passed the licensing exam in the reciprocal state with a score of 75 percent or better;
(4) Worked a minimum of six months (1,000 hours) under the license from the reciprocal state;
(5) Not failed the Oregon licensing examination for the license type you are reciprocating within the past two years.

Required Documentation

Completed application with applicable fee
A copy of your Active General Supervisor/master license from the reciprocal state.
Documents to show your license is current, active, and in good standing with no violation history. Please include any history of violations, or a statement indicating you have no violation history.
A letter from your reciprocal state incorporating all of this information will be accepted.
-Verification you have passed the General Supervisor/ Master Electricians license exam in the reciprocal state with a score of 75% or higher.
-Verification you have worked a minimum of six months (1000 hours) under the General Supervisor/ Master Electricians license in the reciprocal state.
A 2" X 2" passport style photo of yourself. A regular sized picture works as long as there is a solid background.

Examination Information

No exam

Continuing Education Requirements

24 total required hours. For specific requirements go to

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