Electrical Contractor

Application for Electrical Contractor Registration

Registrations are valid from April 30– March 31.

Renewal letters and applications are emailed the beginning of April, annually.

The following is required for Electrical Contractor Registration:

The following is required if the applicant submits a license from another Illinois reciprocating jurisdiction:

  • A completed Electrical Contractor Registration form.
  • $27.50 fee (annual)
  • A copy of a current Illinois Electrical License with a passing test score (if licensed outside of Rock Island) OR passing test results from the State of Iowa Electrical Examing Board & Staff OR passing test results from an acceptable Prometric Exam.

The following is required if the applicant does not have an Illinois license from another jurisdiction and would like to obtain one through the City of Rock Island:


Persons doing permitted work are expected to know when inspections are required. Necessary inspections may vary greatly based on the scope or work being done. Please keep communications open with the appropriate Inspector.

For a list of required inspections please view the Inspection Division handout:

Remember, if the items needing inspection are covered without inspection, the permit holder will be required to expose these items through any means necessary, at the expense of the applicant.