Corrosion Specialist


**The Corrosion Specialist is NACE Institute’s highest level of certification.

This certification is geared towards very experienced corrosion control personnel, with broad and extensive expertise, in both the theory and practice of multiple areas of corrosion and corrosion control, and capable of performing work at a very advanced level.

Application Procedure

An application must be submitted prior to taking the examination-only option to allow time for NACE to verify work experience requirements.

If seeking certification through the parallel path option, an application may be submitted upon successful completion of the required NACE course, for verification of work experience requirements.

ICorr Fellow Members seeking certification under Option 2 please contact us for a special application and instructions at

Requirements for Corrosion Specialist Certification

Option 1
    A minimum of one of the following active certifications:
  • Certification – Chemical Treatment Specialist
  • Certification – CP Specialist
  • Certification – Internal Corrosion Specialist
  • Certification – Materials Selection/Design Specialist
  • Certification – Protective Coating Specialist
Core Exam Requirement
Certification Exam – Corrosion Specialist Exam
Application Requirement
Approved Corrosion Specialist Application

Option 2
Application Requirement
ICORR Corrosion Specialist Application

To begin the certification process:

Submit Application

Certification candidates must apply for this certification by submitting an on-line application which is subject to approval.

Apply for Certification

Upon successful completion of requirements, the candidate will be awarded a Corrosion Specialist Certification.

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Certification renewal requirements

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