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Information Changeover on an Electrical License

How to Make an Information Changeover on an Electrical License

Step One: Compile the documents required to prove you have established an electrical business in the City of New York, listed in Checklists "D", "E", or "F".

Step Two: Make an appointment with the Licensing Unit to review the required documents.

After documentation has been reviewed by the Licensing Unit, staff will schedule an appearance for the applicant before the Electrical License Board which will make the final determination on the request for changeover.

Step Three: After you receive notice that your changeover has been approved by the Board, make an appointment at the Licensing Unit to pick up a new license.

Fees to be paid when license is issued: New License $310.

Checklist D - Changeover - To a New Corporate Name
  1. 1 passport Photo.
  2. License Application.
  3. Certificates of Insurance*
  4. LIC33 Business Address Verification form.
  5. A copy of the original filing receipt from the Department of State under the new corporate name.
  6. A certified copy of the Certificate of Incorporation for the corporation Reference.*
  7. A notarized transcript of the minutes of the board of directors meeting indicating names, titles and home addresses for all officers of the corporation elected at the meeting. The applicant must be listed as one of the officers of the corporation.
  8. A notarized letter from the president of the corporation stating that there are no liens, lawsuits or bankruptcy proceedings against the firm.
  9. A receipt showing that all filing and inspection fees are paid in full.
  10. A notarized letter from the president of the former corporation stating how the firm will be disposed.
  11. If there is more than one licensee, a letter designating one master electrician as the responsible representative of the firm (d27-3013 (a)(1) NYC Electrical Code).
  12. Removal of all violations associated with the former firm.
Checklist E - Changeover - To a New Business Name (Sole Proprietorship/ Partnership)
  1. 1 passport Photo.
  2. License Application.
  3. Certificates of Insurance*
  4. LIC33 Business Address Verification form.
  5. An original business certificate from the office of the County Clerk in which the business is located.
  6. A receipt showing that all filing and inspection fees are paid in full.
  7. A notarized letter from the owner of the former firm stating how the firm will be disposed.
  8. A notarized letter from the owner of the firm stating that there are no liens, lawsuits or bankruptcy proceedings against the firm.
  9. If there is more than one licensee, a letter designating one master electrician as the responsible representative of the firm (d27-3013 (a)(1) NYC Electrical Code).
  10. Removal of all violations associated with the former firm.
Checklist F - Reissue - To Reestablish a license after it has been shelved
  1. 1 passport Photo.
  2. License Application.
  3. Certificates of Insurance*
  4. LIC33 Business Address Verification form.
  5. Proof of involvement in the electrical industry during the time license was shelved. Must include employment letters signed and sealed by the licensee of each business or company and W-2s.
  6. A copy of the original filing receipt from the Department of State under the new corporate name.
  7. A certified copy of the Certificate of Incorporation for the corporation.
  8. A notarized transcript of the minutes of the board of directors meeting indicating names, titles and home addresses for all officers of the corporation elected at the meeting. The applicant must be listed as one of the officers of the corporation.
  9. If there is more than one licensee, a letter designating one master electrician as the responsible representative of the firm (d27-3013 (2)(4) NYC Electrical Code).
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