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State Electrical Licensing Requirements

Louisiana offers numerous types of licensing for commercial contractors conducting work in the state. 

Louisiana Board of Contractor Licensing – License Types and Information


Reciprocity agreements between the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and other state's Licensing Boards allow a contractor to receive credit in Louisiana for approved classifications held with the reciprocal board without taking the Louisiana trade exam. Reciprocity also allows a company to be exempted from the 60-day waiting period for out-of-state contractors.  Louisiana offers Contractor's License reciprocity with the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia

Louisiana Reciprocity and Examination Endorsement Agreements


Louisiana Board of Contractor Licensing
2525 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 800.256.1392