Washington, D.C.

Association Contact
Electronic Security Association
6333 North State Highway 161, Suite 350
Irving, TX 75038
Tel: 1-972-807-6800
Toll Free 888-447-1689
Fax: 972-807-6883
http://www.esaweb.org
Intrusion/Burglar Alarm License
Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
1100 4th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 442-4400
(202) 442-9445
http://dcra.dc.gov/service/get-security-alarm-dealer-license

Board of Industrial Trades - Electrical (all low-voltage)
Pearson VUE
Department DC-EL
Metro-Plex I, Suite 250
8401 Corporate Drive
Landover, MD 20785
(877) 258-9215
http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Fire/Life Safety License
Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
1100 4th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 442-4400
(202) 442-9445
http://dcra.dc.gov/service/get-security-alarm-dealer-license
Owner-Contractor
Requirements Any alarm dealer who installs, inspects, maintains, repairs or services any alarm system must have a valid District designated master electrician specialist license from the Occupational and Professional Licensing Division
Application Form https://cpms.dcra.dc.gov/OSUBI/Default.aspx
Application - Board of Industrial Trades - Electrical Click on New License Application
Renewal November 30 in odd years
Reciprocity Self employed master applicant must provide verification of license from another state, show proof of eight (8) years of licensure with four (4) years as Journeyman and four (4) years as
Training Requirement If also the Alarm System Agent, see Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement None Identified
Training Link http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Criminal History Check Yes, All applicants for a Basic Business License for the Security Alarm Dealer category must provide a certified copy of his/her Police Criminal History Report from the jurisdiction of residence. (Form PD-70)
Qualifying Manager (Master electrician specialist)
Requirements Designated master electrician specialist license, per Disctrict of Columbia Municipal Regulations, Title 17, Chapter 2, section 217 (download document from "electricians" hyperlink)
Application Form http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Renewal November 30 in odd years
Reciprocity None Identified
Training Requirement See See New License Instructions, Stock #660992
Continuing Education Requirement None Identified
Training Link http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Criminal History Check Yes, All applicants for a Basic Business License for the Security Alarm Dealer category must provide a certified copy of his/her Police Criminal History Report from the jurisdiction of residence. (Form PD-70)
Installer (Journeyman, Apprentice)
Requirements Must be licensed as journeyman or apprentice and work under the supervision of master. See New License Instructions.
Application Form http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp6
Renewal November 30 in odd years
Reciprocity None
Training Requirement See new license instructions for training and experience requirements
Continuing Education Requirement None Identified
Training Link http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Criminal History Check Yes, All applicants for a Basic Business License for the Security Alarm Dealer category must provide a certified copy of his/her Police Criminal History Report from the jurisdiction of residence. (Form PD-70)
Sales
Requirements No license requirement for sales
Application Form No application, but must be provided with employer issued ID per District of Columbia Municipal Regulations, Title 17, Chapter 2, Section 215 (download document from "electricians" hyperlink for any work done outside the business location.
Renewal None specified
Reciprocity None specified
Training Requirement None specified
Continuing Education Requirement None specified
Training Link http://www.esaweb.org/?page=NTShome
Criminal History Check None specified
Owner-Contractor
Requirements Any alarm dealer who installs, inspects, maintains, repairs or services any alarm system must have a valid District designated master electrician specialist license from the Occupational and Professional Licensing Division
Application Form https://cpms.dcra.dc.gov/OSUBI/Default.aspx
Application - Board of Industrial Trades - Electrical Click on New License Application
Renewal November 30 in odd years
Reciprocity Self employed master applicant must provide verification of license from another state, show proof of eight (8) years of licensure with four (4) years as Journeyman and four (4) years as
Training Requirement If also the Alarm System Agent, see Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement None Identified
Training Link http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Criminal History Check Yes, All applicants for a Basic Business License for the Security Alarm Dealer category must provide a certified copy of his/her Police Criminal History Report from the jurisdiction of residence. (Form PD-70)
Qualifying Manager (Master electrician specialist)
Requirements Designated master electrician specialist license, per Disctrict of Columbia Municipal Regulations, Title 17, Chapter 2, section 217 (download document from "electricians" hyperlink)
Application Form http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Renewal November 30 in odd years
Reciprocity None Identified
Training Requirement See See New License Instructions, Stock #660992
Continuing Education Requirement None Identified
Training Link http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Criminal History Check Yes, All applicants for a Basic Business License for the Security Alarm Dealer category must provide a certified copy of his/her Police Criminal History Report from the jurisdiction of residence. (Form PD-70)
Installer (Journeyman, Apprentice)
Requirements Must be licensed as journeyman or apprentice and work under the supervision of master. See New License Instructions.
Application Form http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp6
Renewal November 30 in odd years
Reciprocity None
Training Requirement See new license instructions for training and experience requirements
Continuing Education Requirement None Identified
Training Link http://www.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/pubs-electricians.asp
Criminal History Check Yes, All applicants for a Basic Business License for the Security Alarm Dealer category must provide a certified copy of his/her Police Criminal History Report from the jurisdiction of residence. (Form PD-70)
Sales
Requirements No license requirement for sales
Application Form No application, but must be provided with employer issued ID per District of Columbia Municipal Regulations, Title 17, Chapter 2, Section 215 (download document from "electricians" hyperlink for any work done outside the business location.
Renewal None specified
Reciprocity None specified
Training Requirement None specified
Continuing Education Requirement None specified
Training Link http://www.esaweb.org/?page=NTShome
Criminal History Check None specified
Owner-Contractor
Requirements Same as intrusion and fire if work involves a monitored system designed to alert emergency services. See "master electrician specialist" requirements, which include all electrical work involving branch circuit work only.
Application Form
Renewal
Reciprocity
Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement
Training Link
Criminal History Check
Qualifying Manager
Requirements Same as intrusion and fire if work involves a monitored system designed to alert emergency services. See "master electrician specialist" requirements, which include all electrical work involving branch circuit work only.
Application Form
Renewal
Reciprocity
Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement
Training Link
Criminal History Check
Installer
Requirements Same as intrusion and fire if work involves a monitored system designed to alert emergency services. See "master electrician specialist" requirements, which include all electrical work involving branch circuit work only.
Application Form
Renewal
Reciprocity
Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement
Training Link
Criminal History Check
Sales
Requirements Same as intrusion and fire if work involves a monitored system designed to alert emergency services. See "master electrician specialist" requirements, which include all electrical work involving branch circuit work only.
Application Form
Renewal
Reciprocity
Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement
Training Link
Criminal History Check
Owner-Contractor
Requirements Same as intrusion and fire if work involves a monitored system designed to alert emergency services. See "master electrician specialist" requirements, which include all electrical work involving branch circuit work only.
Application Form
Renewal
Reciprocity
Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement
Training Link
Criminal History Check
Qualifying Manager
Requirements Same as intrusion and fire if work involves a monitored system designed to alert emergency services. See "master electrician specialist" requirements, which include all electrical work involving branch circuit work only.
Application Form
Renewal
Reciprocity
Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement
Training Link
Criminal History Check
Installer
Requirements Same as intrusion and fire if work involves a monitored system designed to alert emergency services. See "master electrician specialist" requirements, which include all electrical work involving branch circuit work only.
Application Form
Renewal
Reciprocity
Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement
Training Link
Criminal History Check
Sales
Requirements Same as intrusion and fire if work involves a monitored system designed to alert emergency services. See "master electrician specialist" requirements, which include all electrical work involving branch circuit work only.
Application Form
Renewal
Reciprocity
Training Requirement
Continuing Education Requirement
Training Link
Criminal History Check

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