Limited Residential Electrician (LR)
Last updated 11/03/2021
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Make electrical installations on one- and two-family or multifamily dwelling units, not exceeding three floors above grade. (Must work under the supervision, direction, and control of a general supervising electrician.)
License renewal is every three years on October 1.
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.
Prerequisites and Requirements
(1) Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in Oregon.
(2) Official transcripts verifying 288 hours of classroom training and verification of 4,000 hours of on-the-job residential experience obtained outside of Oregon (300 percent rule applies).
(3) Verification of 8,000 hours of on-the-job residential experience obtained outside of Oregon (300 percent rule applies).
Completed application with applicable fee
Copy of high school diploma, GED or equivalent
Copy of apprenticeship completion (if required by license type)
Experience qualification documents (if required by license type)
3 hour 52 question open book. Upon approval, a list will be provided outlining approved exam material.
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