Limited Licensed Electrician (LLE)


The Limited Licensed Electrician (LLE) state license is only required by electricians performing work in a municipality utilizing the Division of Fire Prevention for permits, inspections and covers work less than $25,000 per project.

Always first check with local government to see if they accept the LLE or if they have a local licensing requirement for permits and inspections. The LLE license is issued to individuals passing the LLE trade exam.

The LLE license requirements is defined in T.C.A. § 62-6-102(d) and § 68-102-150.


The following information is needed when applying for a Limited Licensed Electrician license:

  • Photo-ID and Social Secuirty Number
  • Exam (PSI is the exam vendor)
  • Completed Application
  • Fee of $50.00 for a two (2) year license


New limited licensed electrician license fees:  $50 (issued for 2 years)

Renewal limited licensed electrician license fees:  $50

Reinstatement of limited licensed electrician (expired more than 3 months) fees:  $80