Emergency and standby power systems must be inspected and certified annually. Individuals approved by the equipment manufacturer may perform this certification.
To perform this certification, the individual must register with the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I).
Individuals can complete this registration.
Other licenses and registrations
Proof of employment
If you are not self-employed, submit a statement of current or prospective employment. This statement must be on company letterhead and signed by your employer.
Submit a copy of the manufacturer’s approval or training certificate that authorizes you to perform testing and inspection of their equipment.
Where and when
You can apply online using eCLIPSE.
If you need help filing your application online, you can schedule a virtual appointment.
You need an appointment to visit the Permit and License Center in person.
Permit and License Center
1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
MSB, Public Service Concourse
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Offices close at noon on the last Wednesday of each month.
There is no fee for this registration.
You can register online using eCLIPSE or in person at the Permit and License Center.
Applications are reviewed within five business days.
If the application isn’t approved, you will receive an email stating what is missing or required.
L&I can review most applications while you wait.
This registration does not expire.
You can submit changes to employment or contact information online through eCLIPSE.