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WAC 296-46B-909

Electrical/telecommunications contractor's license, administrator certificate and examination, master electrician certificate and examination, electrician certificate and examination, copy, and miscellaneous fees.

Notes:
(1) The department will deny renewal of a license, certificate, or permit if an individual owes money as a result of an outstanding final judgment(s) to the department or is in revoked status. The department will deny application of a license, certificate, or permit if an individual is in suspended status or owes money as a result of an outstanding final judgment(s) to the electrical program.
 
(2) Certificates may be prorated for shorter renewal periods in one-year increments. Each year or part of a year will be calculated to be one year.
 
(3) The amount of the fee due is calculated based on the fee effective at the date payment is made.
(1) General or specialty contractor's license per twenty-four month period. (Nonrefundable after license has been issued.)
 
(a) Initial application or renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$277.60
(b) Renewal fully completed using the online web process
$240.10
(c) Reinstatement of a general or specialty contractor's license after a suspension
$56.20
(2) Master electrician/administrator/electrician/trainee certificate.
(a) Examination application (nonrefundable)
 
Administrator certificate examination application. (Required only for department administered examinations.) (Not required when testing with the department's contractor.)
$34.70
(b) Examination fees (nonrefundable)
 
Note:
Normal examination administration is performed by a state authorized contractor. The fees for such examinations are set by contract with the department. For written examinations administered by the department, use the following fee schedule.
(i) Master electrician or administrator first-time examination fee (when administered by the department)
$83.80
(ii) Master electrician or administrator retest examination fee (when administered by the department)
$98.20
(iii) Journey level or specialty electrician examination fee (first test or retest when administered by the department)
$63.10
(iv) Certification examination review fee
$129.90
(c) Original certificates (nonrefundable after certificate has been issued)
 
(i) Electrical administrator original certificate (except 09 telecommunication)
$125.60
(ii) Telecommunications administrator original certificate (for 09 telecommunications)
$83.50
(iii) Master electrician exam application (includes original certificate and application processing fee) ($34.70 is nonrefundable after application is submitted)
$160.60
(iv) Journey level, specialty, or reciprocal electrician application (includes original certificate and application processing fee) ($34.70 is nonrefundable after application is submitted)
$90.00
(v) Training certificate
 
(A) Initial application made in person, by mail, or by fax
$44.10
(B) Initial application fully completed online using the online web process
$37.90
(C) 0% supervision modified training certificate. Includes trainee update of hours (i.e., submission of affidavit of experience) ($53.40 is nonrefundable after application is submitted)
$80.30
(D) 75% supervision modified training certificate.
$53.40
(E) Unsupervised training certificate as allowed by RCW 19.28.161 (4)(b).
$26.40
(d) Certificate renewal (nonrefundable)
 
(i) Master electrician or administrator certificate renewal
 
(A) Renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$158.70
(B) Renewal fully completed using the online web process
$137.90
(ii) Telecommunications (09) administrator certificate renewal
 
(A) Renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$105.70
(B) Renewal fully completed using the online web process
$91.20
(iii) Late renewal of master electrician or administrator certificate
 
(A) Renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$317.50
(B) Renewal fully completed using the online web process
$275.90
(iv) Late renewal of telecommunications (09) administrator certificate
 
(A) Renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$211.60
(B) Renewal fully completed using the online web process
$182.50
(v) Journey level or specialty electrician certificate renewal
 
(A) Renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$83.50
(B) Renewal fully completed using the online web process
$72.70
(vi) Late renewal of journey level or specialty electrician certificate
 
(A) Renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$167.20
(B) Renewal fully completed using the online web process
$145.50
(vii) Trainee update of hours submitted more than 30 days after expiration of a training certificate
$53.40
(viii) Trainee certificate renewal
 
(A) Renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$53.40
(B) Renewal fully completed using the online web process when the affidavit of experience is submitted per WAC 296-46B-942 (8)(d)
$46.60
(ix) Late trainee certificate renewal
 
(A) Renewal made in person, by mail, or by fax
$74.90
(B) Renewal fully completed using the online web process
$65.20
(e) Certificate - Reinstatement (nonrefundable)
 
(i) Reinstatement of a suspended master electrician or administrator's certificate (in addition to normal renewal fee)
$56.20
(ii) Reinstatement of suspended journey level, or specialty electrician certificate (in addition to normal renewal fee)
$26.40
(f) Assignment/unassignment of master electrician/administrator designation (nonrefundable)
$41.60
(3) Certificate/license.
 
(a) Replacement for lost or damaged certificate/license. (Nonrefundable.)
$18.20
(b) Optional display quality General Master Electrician certificate.
$29.60
(4) Continuing education courses or instructors. (Nonrefundable.)
 
(a) If the course or instructor review is performed by the electrical board or the department
 
The course or instructor review
$53.50
(b) If the course or instructor review is contracted out by the electrical board or the department
 
(i) Continuing education course or instructor submittal and approval (per course or instructor)
As set in
contract
(ii) Applicant's request for review, by the chief electrical inspector, of the contractor's denial
$130.20
(5) Copy fees. (Nonrefundable.)
 
(a) Certified copy of each document (maximum charge per file):
$59.10
(i) First page:
$26.40
(ii) Each additional page:
$2.10
(b) RCW or WAC printed document:
$5.80
(6) Training school program review fees. Initial training school program review fee. (Nonrefundable.)
 
(a) Initial training school program review fee submitted for approval. Valid for three years or until significant changes in program content or course length are implemented (see WAC 296-46B-971(4)).
$615.30
(b) Renewal of training school program review fee submitted for renewal. Valid for 3 years or until significant changes in program content or course length are implemented (see WAC 296-46B-971(4)).
$307.60
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.28 RCW, RCW 19.28.031 and 19.28.251. WSR 19-15-117, § 296-46B-909, filed 7/23/19, effective 8/23/19. Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.28 RCW, RCW 19.28.031, 19.28.101, 19.28.051, and 19.28.211. WSR 16-23-139, § 296-46B-909, filed 11/22/16, effective 1/1/17. Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.28 RCW. WSR 14-11-075, § 296-46B-909, filed 5/20/14, effective 7/1/14; WSR 13-03-128, § 296-46B-909, filed 1/22/13, effective 3/1/13. Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.28 RCW and 2011 1st sp.s. c 50. WSR 12-11-108, § 296-46B-909, filed 5/22/12, effective 6/30/12. Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.28 RCW and 2009 c 564. WSR 10-18-025, § 296-46B-909, filed 8/24/10, effective 10/1/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.28.006, 19.28.010, 19.28.031, 19.28.041, 19.28.061, 19.28.101, 19.28.131, 19.28.161, 19.28.171, 19.28.191, 19.28.201, 19.28.211, 19.28.241, 19.28.251, 19.28.281, 19.28.311, 19.28.321, 19.28.400, 19.28.420, 19.28.490, 19.28.551. WSR 09-20-032, § 296-46B-909, filed 9/29/09, effective 10/31/09; WSR 08-24-048, § 296-46B-909, filed 11/25/08, effective 12/31/08; WSR 06-24-041, § 296-46B-909, filed 11/30/06, effective 12/31/06.]
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