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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ELECTRICAL CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE – AND THE ANSWERS | ECASA
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ELECTRICAL CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE – AND THE ANSWERS The most frequently asked questions received by the ECA are from homeowners and centre around the electrical Certificates of Compliance: How long is a CoC valid for? Who can issue a CoC? How long does it take for an electrical contractor to inspect and test an installation, and what would it cost? Do I need a CoC when I do alterations to the electrical system in my house? And, how do I know if an electrical contractor is registered? To assist homeowners, the ECA has compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers about the electrical Certificate of Compliance. How long is an electrical Certificate of Compliance (CoC) valid for? No mention is made in legislation regarding the expiry or lapse of the CoC; it remains valid for what it has been issued for. Confusion arises due to the Electrical Installation regulations stating in Regulation 7(5) Subject to the provisions of section