Electrician certification program - enforcement

Electrician Certification Enforcement

As of July 1, 2009 the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement(DLSE) and the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) are responsible for enforcing Labor Code 108.2. Any complaints received and verified by DLSE regarding the violation(s) of this Labor Code will be forwarded to the CSLB.

If you need to verify if an individual is not a registered apprentice or a certified electrician or an electrician trainee, you can do this verification at this sites below.

Complaint Process

If you are filing a complaint, please complete the complaint form below with as much information as you have. Once completed, print out and send the signed form along with any corroborating documentation in support of your complaint to the DLSE. Please provide as much information and evidence as possible for the Contractors State License Board to expedite your complaint.

If available, the following evidence is helpful to CSLB in supporting a violation of electrician certification requirements:

  • A copy of the contract or other documentation or testimony to substantiate the following:
    • Scope of Work Performed
    • Exact Address of Job Site
    • Type of Project (Public Works/Commercial/Residential)
    • Project Owner or Awarding Body’s Information:
      • Name/Address/Phone #
      • Contract/Project Name
      • Contract #
      • Contact Person
  • Contractor’s Information:
    • Name/Address/Phone #
    • Prime or Sub
    • CSLB License #
    • CSLB Name Style/Logo
  • List of Non-Certified Employees.  Please include the following information for each employee:
    • Full Name
    • Photographs
    • Any Other Available Identifying Information

Electrician certification complaint referral form (LABOR CODE 108.2) Acrobat

Send complaint form to the:

Department of Industrial Relations
Electrician Certification Unit
Attn: ECU Supervisor
1515 Clay Street
Suite 401
Oakland, CA 94612

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October 2023