The State Contractors Exam is a two-part open book exam. Both parts must be passed with
a minimum score of 75% in order to pass your exam.
Both of these exams are administered on a computer at any Pearson-Vue Testing location.
- Part 1 consists of a Technical/Safety section and includes 100
questions. You will have 5 hours to pass this portion of your exam.
- Part 2 is the Business portion of your exam and this includes 50
questions and you will have up to 2.5 hours to pass this portion of your exam.
Fee to register with state to take the exam: $316.25
Fee to take the exam with PearsonVue:
- Business: $27.50
- Technical/Safety: $52.50
here for an exam application
for the Candidate Booklet.
Check the status of your application after 2-3 weeks of sending in your application on
the FL state electrical
board website. Click
check your status. After the state receives and approves your exam application they will
contact you with
a letter for you to schedule your exam.
The exam is administered by Pearson-Vue. Schedule your exam by visiting
or calling 1-888-204-6230.
Additional fees may be required by Pearson-Vue. You will need a photo ID at the testing
What to do if you don't pass one portion of your exam the first time:
If you don't pass the Technical portion of your exam, you can retake
the exam by reapplying for it with the
Department of Professional Regulation and paying the required fee for each additional
retake. If you do not pass
this exam within three tries you will then need to complete seven hours of Continuing
Education in order to take this again.
You will also need to redo your application completely and resend the required fee with
your proof of Continuing Education.
If you do not pass the Business portion of your exam then you can take
this test again after 21 days by contacting
Pearson Vue. Again, you have three tries to pass this exam. If you do not pass this exam
after three tries, you will
need to take 7 hours of Continuing Education to reapply to the state to retake this for
the 4th time.
for the Retake application form that is required for the Technical and/or the
Business portion of your exam and
send your check and form via certified mail or overnight for tracking purposes.
Pearson Vue may require additional
fees to retake this exam.
For more information on an approved Continuing Education course, please contact our
office at 888-632-2633.