Division of
Professional Regulation

Exam Information

Applying to Sit for the Exam

The Board of Electrical Examiners must approve you to sit for the examination. Click License by Examination for instructions on applying.

When the Board has approved your application, the Board office will send you the examination registration form.


Registering for the Exam

Complete and submit the registration form and $100 examination fee to Prometric, the testing service.

Exams are offered in the following Delaware cities. Contact Prometric for the specific locations and times:



Cutoff Date to Register

Exam Date

Cutoff Date to Register

Exam Date

01/07/2019 01/26/2019 01/22/2019 02/09/2019
04/01/2019 04/20/2019 04/15/2019 05/04/2019
06/24/2019 07/13/2019 08/26/2019 09/14/2019
10/14/2019 11/02/2019 11/25/2019 12/14/2019


Passing the Exam

Starting April 15, 2016, all Electrical examinations will be based on the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC). You must obtain a minimum score of 75% to pass the exam. After you pass, submit proof of liability insurance of at least $300,000 to the Board office.


Re-Taking the Exam

Registration Approval forms are good for 6 months.
If you fail the exam and wish to re-take it and your form has expired, contact the Board office to request another registration form.

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