Emergency Electricians

Find an Emergency Electrician

When you're in need of an electrician in an emergency remember to choose a registered electrician as they work to the UK national safety standard (BS 7671) and will give you a safety certificate to confirm that their work has been designed, inspected and tested in line with that standard.

Enter your postcode on our find an electrician page to search for a registered electrician near you.

UK requirements

The statutory requirements for electrical work are different in England and Wales from those in Scotland and Northern Ireland. To find out more on what you should be looking for and to ensure you get a registered electrician local to your area, click on the relevant country.

If you live in England or Wales you can find a registered electrician by searching the Registered Competent Person Electrical register at www.electricalcompetentperson.co.uk.

If you live in Scotland you can find a local electrician at  www.certificationregister.co.uk or www.electricalcompetentperson.co.uk

Why choose a registered electrician?

  • They're regulated by the UK Government
  • They work to the BS7671 safety standard
  • Their work is regularly assessed
  • They're insured, so you're protected
  • It's a legal requirement for certain electrical work