Electrical Inspectors - Non-Governmental​​

The below list provides information on those individuals currently approved to act as an Electrical Inspector - Non-Governmental in the state of Maryland. 

If you are interested in becoming a state-approved Electrical Inspector please download an application from our downloads section.

If you are not currently a certified electrical inspector and would like to become one click the link below to download the application.

Non-Governmental Electric​al Inspector Application

Legislative Requirements



29.07.01 Nongovernmental Electrical Inspectors Authority: Public Safety Article. §12-605 Annotated Code of Maryland

.01 Eligibility

A. Except as provided under §B of this regulation, the following are the minimum eligibility qualifications to become a nongovernmental electrical inspector:
(1) Completion of an apprenticeship as an electrician: and
(2) 5 years of documented progressive experience in the electrical trade.
B. Instead of the experience required under §A of this regulation, an electrical engineering degree or accumulated credits in combination with education, training and experience may be considered by the Office of the State Fire Marshal to meet the qualifications.


.02 Certification

A. An applicant for initial certification must pass a comprehensive written examination.
B. Initial certifications are valid for varying amounts of time, depending on the date of certification.
C. Applicants will be required to renew their certification before the initial expiration date by writing to the headquarters of the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
D. Renewal certifications are valid for 3 years.​

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