Licensing & Examination

Licensing & Examination


No person shall engage in the electrical, mechanical, steam-fitting, pipefitting, plumbing business, erection, installation, construction, alteration, relocation, replacement, repair, maintenance, removal or demolition of any electrical, mechanical, or plumbing system, in whole or in part, within the City and its 2 mile extraterritorial jurisdiction without having first obtained a license (and obtained the necessary permits) from the City. Licenses can be obtained from the office of the code official located on the 3rd Floor of the Fremont Municipal Building, 400 E Military Ave., Fremont, NE 68025. In order to obtain a license from the City the following criteria must be met:

Master Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, and Onsite Wastewater Treatment Professionals Licenses


  • Fee of $75.00
  • Completed application
  • Evidence of passed examination (for which a license is sought) by the Nebraska State Electrical Board (NSEB), National Inspection Testing and Certification Corporation (NITC) or the Education Testing Service (ETS); OR a copy of a valid, unexpired and unrevoked license from a reciprocating agency having similar examination procedures
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance with the City of Fremont being named as additionally insured in an amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00); such certificate cannot be cancelled until ten (10) days written notice of such cancellation has been filed with the City
  • Completed United States Citizenship Attestation Form; it is not necessary to complete this form if a valid form is on file with the City
  • Renewal fee is $30.00

Journeyman or Tradesman Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing Licenses


  • Fee of $30.00
  • Completed application
  • Evidence of passed examination (for which a license is sought) by the Nebraska State Electrical Board (NSEB), National Inspection Testing and Certification Corporation (NITC) or the Education Testing Service (ETS); OR a copy of a valid, unexpired and unrevoked license from a reciprocating agency having similar examination procedures
  • Completed United States Citizenship Attestation Form; it is not necessary to complete this form if a valid form is on file with the City
  • Renewal fee is $30.00

Apprentice Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing Licenses


  • Fee of $30.00
  • Completed application
  • For apprentice electricians only: a copy of a Nebraska State Apprentice Electrician card
  • Completed United States Citizenship Attestation Form; it is not necessary to complete this form if a valid form is on file with the City
  • Renewal fee is $30.00
* For additional information regarding the Nebraska State Electrical Board (NSEB), National Inspection Testing and Certification Corporation (NITC) or the Education Testing Service (ETS) can be found at: