Recertification Overview

Once you become certified, it's important to maintain your credentials. The table below explains how you can renew your certification, either by application or by examination.  See individual program links for more information about each.

Certification Type

Renew by Application?

Renew by Exam?

ASNT NDT Level III

Yes*

Yes

ACCP Level III

Yes*

Yes**

ACCP Level II

Yes

Yes**

ACCP Level II for AWS CWI/SCWI Yes No

ASNT NDT Level II

Yes

Yes

IRRSP

No

Yes

*Both ASNT NDT Level III and ACCP Level III renewal by application requires certificate holders to earn 25 “points” during their current 5-year period for NDT-related activities.

**ACCP Level III and ACCP Level II require renewal by exam every other certification period (10 years), prior to the expiration date of the current certification.