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Certification Renewal

Certification is valid for three years from the date of issuance. To renew a certification, the certified person must submit a renewal application to DEP 60 to 120 days prior to the renewal date.

There are two ways to renew certifications:

  1. Retake the category-specific examination, or
  2. Complete an approved technical training course in the certification category.

Department-provided administrative training is also required for renewal of certification, in addition to the requirements above. See the Training page for more information.

The current list of Approved Training Courses (PDF).

Click here for the Minimum Experience & Qualifications for Renewal of Certification (PDF).