Can I get a copy of an electrical installation certificate?
Only the electrician/company themselves will have the carbon copy of the Electrical Installation Certificate, so if they have stopped trading or gone bust then its unlikely that you can get a copy of it.
Can I find my EICR online?
An EIC should be filed with the local authority within 30 days of the work being completed. This means that if you do not have a copy of an EIC you may be able to view or order a copy online.
What is NICEIC electrical certificate?
Electrical Installation Certificates (EICs) and Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificates (MEIWCs) provide you, as the person responsible for the safety of an electrical installation, with a declaration that the new installation, or alteration or addition, is safe to use at the time it was put into service.
What is the sequence of electrical testing?
Electrical Testing Sequence
|Dead testing Electrical supply disconnected|
|A||Continuity of protective conductors including main and supplementary equipotential bonding|
|H||Earth electrode resistance|
|Live testing Electrical supply re-connected|
|I||Protection by automatic disconnection of the supply|
What are the 4 permitted codes for a EICR?
- C1 = Danger Present (FAIL)
- C2 = Potentially Dangerous (FAIL)
- C3 = Improvement Recommended.
- FI = Further Investigation Required (FAIL)
- N/V = Not Verified (Unable to verify)
- N/A = Not Applicable.
- LIM = Limitation (Not tested or inspected)
How do I get my NICEIC certificate?
4 simple steps to get started
- Using your allocated username and password, simply sign in and start using the service.
- Complete certificate.
- You can draft and work on as many certificates as possible that are available within your scheme.
- Send it to your client.
How long does NICEIC certificate last?
It is generally recommended that an EICR is carried out every ten years (five for privately rented properties) or when there is a change of occupancy in a dwelling.
Can I get a copy of EICR certificate?
Prospective tenants may also request for a copy of the EICR before agreeing on a sale. The local housing authority. A copy must be given to them within seven days after you’ve received a written request from them.
Do I need an EICR if I have an EIC?
Do I need an EICR if I have an EIC in place? It depends on what the EIC is for. If the EIC is for a full-house rewiring or a new build property, then you are exempt for five years after the date the EIC was issued. You need to provide a copy of this EIC to your tenant, as well as your local authority if they ask.