Sign Up for a Fire Alarm Contractor Exam

Are you an aspiring electrician or looking to advance within the electrical trade? Apply here to sign up for the Electrical/Fire Alarm/Sign Contractor exam.

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Review the exam requirements

Your business has to be in the Grand Rapids city limits to be eligible.

Here's some general info about this exam:

  • 40 multiple-choice questions
  • 75% or above qualifies as a passing score

Prepare for the exam

We'll give you the reference materials you need when you take the exam. Go to the State of Michigan's website to review the materials before your exam. You'll want to review these documents in the Public Acts & Administrative Rules section:

  • Electrical Administrative Act - 1956 PA 217
  • Stille-DeRossett-Hale State Construction Code Act - 1972 PA 230
  • Electrical Administrative Board General Rules
  • 2014 Electrical Code Rules - Part 8

Sign up for the exam online

You need to submit your application and get approval at least fifteen (15) working days before the exam. We'll send you a letter with more details if your application is accepted.

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Have your payment ready

You'll need to enter your credit/debit card information to pay the application fee. We accept cash, credit, and debit (Visa or MasterCard). If mailing your application, all payments must be by check.

The license examination fee is $25.

We'll review your application

Here's what we need before we can review your application:

  • Your completed application
  • Any required attachments
  • Payment for all exam fees

We'll mail you an admission notice about ten (10) days before your exam date. We'll let you know if your application is missing information. We can't approve your application if it's missing something.

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Review the exam requirements

Here's some general info about this exam:

  • 40 multiple-choice questions
  • 75% or above qualifies as a passing score

Prepare for the exam

We'll give you the reference materials you need when you take the exam. Go to the State of Michigan's website to review the materials before your exam. You'll want to review these documents in the Public Acts & Administrative Rules section:

  • Electrical Administrative Act - 1956 PA 217
  • Stille-DeRossett-Hale State Construction Code Act - 1972 PA 230
  • Electrical Administrative Board General Rules
  • 2014 Electrical Code Rules - Part 8

Make sure you have all the required information

Prior to applying for the contractor examinations, be prepared to document your professional experience and provide us with all and any relevant training/certifications you may have.

Complete the application

You need to submit your application and get approval at least fifteen (15) working days before the exam. We'll send you a letter with more details if your application is accepted.

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Submit your completed application to our office

You can mail your printed application or drop it off in person. You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We can't accept emailed or faxed applications.

Make sure to send payment for the fee listed on the form. We only accept checks or money orders for mailed applications. We take cash, checks, money orders, or credit/debit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) if you pay in person.

We'll review your application

Here's what we need before we can review your application:

  • Your completed application
  • Any required attachments
  • Payment for all exam fees

We'll mail you an admission notice about ten (10) days before your exam date. We'll let you know if your application is missing information. We can't approve your application if it's missing something.

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Call us for instructions

You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We don't take applications over the phone, but we'll make sure you have everything you need to submit your application.

In Person

Review the exam requirements

Here's some general info about this exam:

  • 40 multiple-choice questions
  • 75% or above qualifies as a passing score

Prepare for the exam

We'll give you the reference materials you need when you take the exam. Go to the State of Michigan's website to review the materials before your exam. You'll want to review these documents in the Public Acts & Administrative Rules section:

  • Electrical Administrative Act - 1956 PA 217
  • Stille-DeRossett-Hale State Construction Code Act - 1972 PA 230
  • Electrical Administrative Board General Rules
  • 2014 Electrical Code Rules - Part 8

Make sure you have all the required information

Prior to applying for the contractor examinations, be prepared to document your professional experience and provide us with all and any relevant training/certifications you may have.

Come to our office and fill out an application

You need to submit your application and get approval at least fifteen (15) working days before the examination date. We'll send you a letter with more details if your application is accepted.

You'll find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. Be prepared to pay the application fee. You can pay with cash, check, money order or credit/debit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express).

You can download and print the application beforehand if you want. Otherwise, we'll get you a copy when you come in.

Download in English

We'll review your application

Here's what we need before we can review your application:

  • Your completed application
  • Any required attachments
  • Payment for all exam fees

We'll mail you an admission notice about ten (10) days before your exam date. We'll let you know if your application is missing information. We can't approve your application if it's missing something.