Registration & Examination

Registration for General Contractors

On March 26, 2019, the Fremont City Council approved Resolution 2019-049 requiring contractors who are conducting construction work for hire on a project that requires a building permit within Fremont city limits and two-mile zoning jurisdiction to be registered with the City.  Registration can be completed in the office of the code official, located on the 3rd floor of the Fremont Municipal Building at 400 East Military Avenue, Fremont, NE. 

Registration Criteria:

  • Fee of $50.00
  • Completed Application
  • Certificate of liability insurance - minimum $250,000.00 with the City of Fremont listed as additional insured.
  • Proof of registration with Nebraska Labor Department
    • Click here for the Nebraska Labor Department website.

Registration & 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 registered with, and obtained the necessary permits from, the City. You can register with 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 register with the City the following criteria must be met:

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


  • Fee of $75.00
  • Completed application
  • Evidence of passed examination (for which registration 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 registration 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 Registration


  • 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 registration 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 Registration


  • 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

 * 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: