Minnesota 2020 National Electrical Code

November 10, 2020

The Minnesota Board of Electricity has adopted the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) and it becomes effective Nov. 17, 2020. Electrical work authorized by permits issued on or after Nov 17, 2020, must comply with the 2020 edition.


License exams will continue to cover material from the 2017 NEC until Jan. 1, 2021. Exams given after that date will cover material from the 2020 NEC.

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