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2023 National Electrical Code

The Board of Electricity has adopted the 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC) with an effective date of July 1, 2023. Therefore:

  • Electrical permits filed before July 1, 2023, must comply with the 2020 NEC. 

  • Electrical permits filed on or after July 1, 2023, must comply with the 2023 NEC.

Electrical licensing exams will transition to the 2023 NEC beginning July 17, 2023.

Electrical Remote Virtual Inspections

View information about scheduling Electrical Remote Virtual Inspections for electrical contractors.

Submit a proposal to perform electrical inspections

We are currently accepting proposals to perform electrical inspections in multiple areas in Minnesota. Proposals are due by 5 p.m., Dec. 13, 2023.


Submit questions about inspection activity to by Dec. 4, 2023.

Notification of new RFPs for contract electrical inspection areas

Sign-up to be notified when a request for proposal (RFP) for a contract electrical inspection area is available. 

How do I get started?

When you register, include your email address and choose category Building Inspection Services - Code 81141805. Once registered as a vendor using category code 81141805, you will receive an email when a new RFP is published.