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The State Electrical Safety program is achieved through the adoption of nationally recognized safety codes, licensing, education, training of people doing electrical installation work and code enforcement, which reduces the risk of fire and electrocutions.

The rules referenced below are adopted by the Commissioner of Public Safety and the Electricians’ Licensing Board pursuant to 26 U.S.A.. Chapter 15, to license people doing electrical work and to adopt and enforce nationally recognized safety codes.

Statutes, Rules and Adopted Codes

  • NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code, Current Vermont Adopted Edition
  • NFPA 73 - Residential Electrical Safety Code, Current Vermont Adopted Edition
  • NFPA 780 - Lightning Protection Code, Current Vermont Adopted Edition
  • ANSI - C2 National Electrical Safety Code, Current Vermont Adopted Edition

Please Note: The Vermont Division of Fire Safety does not sell code books. Please contact National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to purchase the codes and standards. 

Electrical License Forms

Vermont Energy Goals

In the 2020 Legislative session, (S.220) was signed into law requiring many trade professionals to complete a Vermont Energy Goals Education Module.  The educational module and completion certificate may be accessed by clicking on the link below .

If you are applying for a new license or certification or renewing an existing license or certification, after July 1, 2021, you are required to complete the educational module. Please make sure you provide a copy of the completion certificate with your application.

Vermont Energy Goals - Educational Module Memo pdf 

Vermont Energy Goals - Education Module PowerPoint  and Completion Certificate


List of All Licensed Electricians

Approved Electrical Continuing Education Seminars


Division of Fire Safety; Licensing
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671
802-479-7564 (phone)