Renew Your Certification

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Is your NACE Institute certification about to expire?

By renewing your certification, you will maintain your hard-earned credentials and continue to set yourself apart from the competition. You can also avoid a re-instatement fee or possible suspension of your certification. Your certification still bears the same value and will continue to represent your professional achievement. Certifications are eligible for renewal beginning 90 days prior to the expiration date.

Renew Your Certification

How to renew your certification

Step 1 - Submit Application

Submit your renewal application and renew your certification in less than 10 minutes!

Application

Step 2 - Pay Renewal Fee

NACE Members: $265 USD
Nonmembers: $475 USD

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Step 3 - Enjoy

Renewing your certification ensures you will continue to enjoy the benefits that your hard-earned certification brings for years to come.

Certification renewal dependency and professional development

As you prepare for renewal, you can use the Work Experience/Professional Development Log to keep track of your work experience and Professional Development Hours (PDH’s). Work experience and PDH’s will be submitted in your renewal application.

Did you know?

If you have multiple certifications, renewing one may automatically renew others in your portfolio? To find out which certifications automatically renew, choose the program and your current certification.

Certification dependency tool:
No additional certifications are updated with this renewal.

Renewing your Cathodic Protection Technician Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician

Renewing your Cathodic Protection Technician - Maritime Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician

Renewing your Cathodic Protection Technologist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Senior Corrosion Technologist
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist

Renewing your Cathodic Protection Specialist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • CP Technologist
  • Refining Corrosion Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Senior Corrosion Technologist
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • Internal Corrosion Technologist
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist
  • Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist
No additional certifications are updated with this renewal.

Renewing your CIP Level 1 with Bridge Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1

Renewing your CIP Level 1 with Marine Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1

Renewing your CIP Level 1 with Nuclear Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1

Renewing your CIP Level 2 Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1

Renewing your CIP Level 2 with Bridge Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1
  • CIP Level 1 with Bridge Specialty
  • CIP Level 2

Renewing your CIP Level 2 with Marine Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1
  • CIP Level 1 with Marine Specialty
  • CIP Level 2

Renewing your CIP Level 2 with Nuclear Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1
  • CIP Level 1 with Nuclear Specialty
  • CIP Level 2

Renewing your CIP Level 3 Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1
  • CIP Level 2

Renewing your CIP Level 3 with Bridge Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1
  • CIP Level 1 with Bridge Specialty
  • CIP Level 2
  • CIP Level 2 with Bridge Specialty
  • CIP Level 3

Renewing your CIP Level 3 with Marine Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1
  • CIP Level 1 with Marine Specialty
  • CIP Level 2
  • CIP Level 2 with Marine Specialty
  • CIP Level 3

Renewing your CIP Level 3 with Nuclear Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CIP Level 1
  • CIP Level 1 with Nuclear Specialty
  • CIP Level 2
  • CIP Level 2 with Nuclear Specialty
  • CIP Level 3

Renewing your Refining Corrosion Technologist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician

Renewing your Corrosion Technician Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester

Renewing your Corrosion Technologist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • Corrosion Technician
  • OCAT Technician
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician

Renewing your OCAT Technician Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician

Renewing your Senior Corrosion Technologist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • CP Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist

Renewing your Protective Coating Technician Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • Corrosion Technician

Renewing your SCAT Technician Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • Corrosion Technician
  • OCAT Technician
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • PCIM Technician

Renewing your Internal Corrosion Technologist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • Refining Corrosion Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist

Renewing your PCIM Technician Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • Corrosion Technician

Renewing your PCIM Technologist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • Corrosion Technician
  • OCAT Technician
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • PCIM Technician

Renewing your Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Senior Corrosion Technologist
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • Internal Corrosion Technologist
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist

Renewing your Chemical Treatment Specialist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • CP Technologist
  • Refining Corrosion Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Senior Corrosion Technologist
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • Internal Corrosion Technologist
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist
  • Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist

Renewing your Corrosion Specialist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • CP Technologist
  • CP Specialist
  • Refining Corrosion Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Senior Corrosion Technologist
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • Internal Corrosion Technologist
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist
  • Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist
  • Chemical Treatment Specialist
  • Internal Corrosion Specialist
  • Material Selection/Design Specialist
  • Protective Coating Specialist

Renewing your Internal Corrosion Specialist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • CP Technologist
  • Refining Corrosion Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Senior Corrosion Technologist
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • Internal Corrosion Technologist
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist
  • Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist

Renewing your Material Selection/Design Specialist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • CP Technologist
  • Refining Corrosion Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Senior Corrosion Technologist
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • Internal Corrosion Technologist
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist
  • Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist

Renewing your Protective Coating Specialist Certification, will automatically renew:

  • CP Tester
  • CP Technician
  • CP Technician - maritime
  • CP Technologist
  • Refining Corrosion Technologist
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Corrosion Technologist
  • OCAT Technician
  • Senior Corrosion Technologist
  • Protective Coating Technician
  • SCAT Technician
  • Internal Corrosion Technologist
  • PCIM Technician
  • PCIM Technologist
  • Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist

No additional certifications are updated with this renewal.

No additional certifications are updated with this renewal.

Renew your certification how-to videos

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