Find a Registered Electrical Contractor
Keep your property safe by ensuring that your Registered Electrical Contractor is registered, insured & qualified.
You should ALWAYS use a Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) to carry out electrical work in your home and ask for a Completion Certificate after the work is complete.
Hiring a Registered Electrical Contractor – What to expect?
1 Finding a Registered Electrical Contractor.
Find a Registered Electrical Contractor in your area by using the search function above.
2 Contacting a Registered Electrical Contractor.
Contact your chosen Registered Electrical Contractor to organise a date for work to be carried out.
3 Completion of Works.
Once the work has been completed, your Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) must provide you with a certificate of completion. If your REC does not provide one for any reason, please get in touch below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Safe Electric?
Safe Electric is responsible for the regulation of the activities of electrical contractors in the Republic of Ireland with respect to safety. Safe Electric holds a register of all Registered Electrical Contractors (RECs), and ensures through audits and inspections that RECs are operating to the relevant national standards and technical rules. Safe Electric carry out disciplinary actions where necessary, and ensures that any REC that appears on the register has…
How do I change contractor?
An application to change electrical contractor is required where the installing contractor is not available to complete and or certify a new installation. To apply for a change of contractor please fill out the change of contractor form. The appropriate criteria must be met for an application to be approved. Please note that a minimum charge of €250 will apply for a Change of Contractor Inspection. You can find more information on the change of contractor here.
How do I report illegal electrical works?
If you have reason to suspect that someone who is not a Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) is performing Restricted Electrical Works in a domestic premises, or describing themselves in a manner likely to suggest that they are a REC, please complete the Report illegal electrical works form.