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About This License

A Residential Master electrician is any person who engages in the business of installing electrical power or control systems; maintaining, altering or repairing any electrical devices, equipment, or any other electrical apparatus in a one or two family dwelling. A Residential Journeyman electrician works under the supervision of a master electrician.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • Residential Master Electrician: New applicants must have three years experience in wiring one or two family dwellings.
  • Residential Journeyman Electrician: New applicants must have two years experience in wiring one or two family dwellings.
  • Pre-approval is required from the board before sitting for the exam.

Applying For Your License

The license fee is $50 per year for a master license and $25 for a journeyman license.

To apply for a license, contact the Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners at 501-682-4548. Your application must be processed before sitting for the exam. Average processing time is one week

If you need assistance with the application process, @ Home Prep- a division of Stautzenberger College can help you by saving you time and money. With our years of experience, we can quickly and accurately submit your application to your state.

Exam Details

  • The Arkansas Residential Master Electrical exam consists of 60 questions and has a time limit of three hours while the Residential Journeyman exam has 40 questions and a time limit of 2 hours.
  • The examination is OPEN book.
  • The examination fee for a paper/pencil exam is $56 or if you wish to take your test on a computer for quicker score processing the fee is $80.
  • A score of 70% is needed to pass.
  • To schedule an examination, contact Prov at 1-866-720-7768.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references recommended to study for the Arkansas Master and Journeyman examinations. These references may be purchased from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.

Exam Review Education

We currently offer 2 options to help you pass your electrical exam Our complete exam review includes practice tests, highlighting guides, calculations, test taking tips and instructor support. The practice tests only option includes practice tests, test taking tips and instructor support.

Our electrical practice includes over 400 real NEC questions. Each time you take the practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. Therefore, you will never see the same test twice, guaranteeing you the best review possible for your examination.

Continuing Education

Eight hours of continuing education are required every code cycle (every three years).

Reciprocity Agreement

Reciprocity is considered on a case by case basis.

How It Works


Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).


Purchase Exam Prep materials.


Schedule and pass your state exams.


Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.