NDT Level III Fees for Certification

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The following tables show the fees for members and non-members to purchase an ASNT NDT Level III certification. Please note that the fee structure includes the sitting fees for the examination.

Fees for United States Candidates

Initial Certification - requires both the Basic and Method Examinations NDT Level III

  Total
Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee Domestic Sitting Fee** ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
NDT Basic Exam* $280 $355 $170 $450 $525
Method Exam (2 or 4 hours)** $280 $355 $150 - $170 $430 - $450 $505 - $525
Total Cost of Initial Certification $880 - $900 $1030 - $1050
Add Another Certification $280 $355 $150 - $170 $430 - $450 $505 - $525

* The NDT Basic Exam is required for the initial NDT Level III certification.
** Exam Sitting Fee varies based on length of exam.

Certification and Sitting Fee NDT Level III

  Total
Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee Domestic Sitting Fee** ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
NDT Basic Exam* $280 $355 $170 $450 $525
Electromagnetic Testing (ET) $280 $355 $170 $450 $525
Infrared/Thermal (IR) $280 $355 $150 $430 $505
Leak Testing (LT) $280 $355 $170 $450 $525
Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL) $280 $355 $150 $430 $505
Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) $280 $355 $150 $430 $505
Neutron Radiographic (NR) $280 $355 $170 $450 $525
Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) $280 $355 $150 $430 $505
Radiographic Testing (RT) $280 $355 $170 $450 $525
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) $280 $355 $170 $450 $525
Visual Testing (VT) $280 $355 $150 $430 $505

* The NDT Basic Exam is required for the initial NDT Level III certification.
** Exam Sitting Fee varies based on length of exam.

Retest a Failed Exam*** NDT Level III

  Total
Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee Domestic Sitting Fee** ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
NDT Basic Exam* $215 $290 $170 $385 $460
Electromagnetic Testing (ET) $215 $290 $170 $385 $460
Infrared/Thermal (IR) $215 $290 $150 $365 $440
Leak Testing (LT) $215 $290 $170 $385 $460
Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL) $215 $290 $150 $365 $440
Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) $215 $290 $150 $365 $440
Neutron Radiographic (NR) $215 $290 $170 $385 $460
Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) $215 $290 $150 $365 $440
Radiographic Testing (RT) $215 $290 $170 $385 $460
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) $215 $290 $170 $385 $460
Visual Testing (VT) $215 $290 $150 $365 $440

* The NDT Basic Exam is required for the initial NDT Level III certification.
** Exam Sitting Fee varies based on length of exam.
*** To apply to retake a failed exam, reapply for the method(s) of certification. Only the required exams that have not been passed will be added to the application.

Recertification by Exam**** NDT Level III

  Total
Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee Domestic Sitting Fee** ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
1 Method $280 $355 $150 - $170 $430 - $450 $505 - $525
2 Methods $560 $710 $300 - $340 $860 - $900 $1010 - $1050
3 Methods $840 $1065 $450 - $510 $1290 - $1350 $1515 - $1575

** Exam Sitting Fee varies based on length of exam.
**** As long as at least one current ASNT NDT Level III certification is held, Basic is not required. If all certifications have lapsed, it is considered an initial certification.

Recertification by Points NDT Level III

Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
1 Method $345 $420
2 Methods $440 $590
3 Methods $535 $760
4 Methods $630 $930
5 Methods $755 $1100
6 Methods $820 $1270
7 Methods $915 $1440
8 Methods $1010 $1610
9 Methods $1105 $1780

Fees for International Candidates

Initial Certification - requires both the Basic and Method Examinations

  Total
Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee International Sitting Fee** ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
NDT Basic Exam* $280 $355 $210 $490 $565
Method Exam (2 or 4 hours)** $280 $355 $190 - $210 $470 - $490 $545 - $565
Total Cost of Initial Certification $960 - $980 $1110 - $1130
Add Another Certification $280 $355 $190 - $170 $470 - $490 $545 - $565

* The NDT Basic Exam is required for the initial NDT Level III certification.
** Exam Sitting Fee varies based on length of exam.

Certification and Sitting Fee

  Total
Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee International Sitting Fee** ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
NDT Basic Exam* $280 $355 $210 $490 $565
Electromagnetic Testing (ET) $280 $355 $210 $490 $565
Infrared/Thermal (IR) $280 $355 $190 $470 $545
Leak Testing (LT) $280 $355 $210 $490 $565
Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL) $280 $355 $190 $470 $545
Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) $280 $355 $190 $470 $545
Neutron Radiographic (NR) $280 $355 $210 $490 $565
Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) $280 $355 $190 $470 $545
Radiographic Testing (RT) $280 $355 $210 $490 $565
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) $280 $355 $210 $490 $565
Visual Testing (VT) $280 $355 $190 $470 $545

* The NDT Basic Exam is required for the initial NDT Level III certification.
** Exam Sitting Fee varies based on length of exam.

Retest a Failed Exam***

  Total
Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee International Sitting Fee** ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
NDT Basic Exam* $215 $290 $210 $425 $500
Electromagnetic Testing (ET) $215 $290 $210 $425 $500
Infrared/Thermal (IR) $215 $290 $190 $405 $480
Leak Testing (LT) $215 $290 $210 $425 $500
Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL) $215 $290 $190 $405 $480
Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) $215 $290 $190 $405 $480
Neutron Radiographic (NR) $215 $290 $210 $425 $500
Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) $215 $290 $190 $405 $480
Radiographic Testing (RT) $215 $290 $210 $425 $500
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) $215 $290 $210 $425 $500
Visual Testing (VT) $215 $290 $190 $405 $480

* The NDT Basic Exam is required for the initial NDT Level III certification.
** Exam Sitting Fee varies based on length of exam.
*** To apply to retake a failed exam, reapply for the method(s) of certification. Only the required exams that have not been passed will be added to the application.

Recertification by Exam****

  Total
Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee International Sitting Fee** ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
1 Method $280 $355 $190 - $210 $470 - $490 $545 - $565
2 Methods $560 $710 $380 - $420 $940 - $980 $1090 - $1130
3 Methods $840 $1065 $570 - $630 $1410 - $1470 $1635 - $1695

** Exam Sitting Fee varies based on length of exam.
**** As long as at least one current ASNT NDT Level III certification is held, Basic is not required. If all certifications have lapsed, it is considered an initial certification.

Recertification by Points

Fee Type ASNT Member Fee Non-Member Fee
1 Method $345 $420
2 Methods $440 $590
3 Methods $535 $760
4 Methods $630 $930
5 Methods $755 $1100
6 Methods $820 $1270
7 Methods $915 $1440
8 Methods $1010 $1610
9 Methods $1105 $1780