How to Obtain an A Class License | Greene County, New York How to Obtain an A Class License | Greene County, New York

Class A License

To perform the work of Master Electrician. “Master Electrician” shall in short mean any person engaged in the installation or repair of electrical wiring, appliances or devices for heat, light or power purposes or for signaling devices operating on 50 volts or more and any person who supervises or contracts to perform the foregoing work.

Application Fee

A $50.00 fee must be paid at time of application, refundable if not eligible for testing. (This covers first testing fee.) $20.00 fee to be paid to retest, payment must be made in advance.

$100.00 fee plus $50.00 for a sign will be required after passing the test. The annual renewal fee shall be $100.00 payable on or before the expiration date. There is a late renewal charge of $50.00.

Qualifications Required

  • Place of Business
    The applicant shall prove to the satisfaction of the Board that he/she has or will establish a place for the regular transaction of business or that he/she is exclusively employed by a person who owns or operates a plant used or occupied for commercial or industrial purposes.
  • Experience
    The applicant shall have successfully served as a Journeyman for at least five (5) years in the electrical contracting and construction field. Trade school training may reduce the five (5) year requirement at the discretion of the Board.
  • Knowledge
    The applicant shall have a working knowledge of electricity, and the natural laws of electricity, appliances and devices for electric light, heat, power and signaling purposes used and required in such work, combined with a practical working knowledge of the National Electrical Code. The applicant shall demonstrate this knowledge in a written examination.
  • Age and Citizenship
    The applicant must be a citizen of the United States and must be a minimum of twenty-one years of age.
  • Application and License Fees
    All applicants must show proof of $500,000.00 Liability Insurance.