If you have qualified on the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) electrician examination, you are eligible to apply for a Department of Buildings (DOB) master or special electrician license. 

All new license applications must be submitted online through DOB NOW. Step-by-step directions are available online.


Learn how to become a master or special electrician.

Download the New License Application User Guide.

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

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