ASNT NDT Level III Renewal Requirements

ASNT Certification Services, LLC NDT Certificate holders are permitted to renew by points at five year intervals unless recertification by examination is required by another third party or if you cannot document the required 25 points.

ASNT certificates expire on the last day of the month listed on the certificate.  Applications must be submitted with payment before the expiration date to be considered.

Renewal by Application

Requirement 1

Submission of 25 Points. The Points systems documents the candidates effort to keep up-to-date, contribute to knowledge, or maintain continued growth in the Method(s) for which the individual is certified, or to expand knowledge in related technologies must be shown by obtaining a minimum of twenty-five (25) points during the five (5) year period of certification through engaging in NDT-related activities.

Requirement 2

Continued active employment in Level III, performing functions as related to the method(s) for which renewal is sought. Such employment must have covered at least 36 months during the valid certification period, but not necessarily 36 consecutive months. At least 12 of the 24 months immediately preceding the expiration of the certification must have been spent in Level III functions.

Requirement 3

ASNT requires a current copy of your signature on file.

Other Important Information

Equalizing your Certifications - This permits you to renew any (or all) of your ASNT NDT Level III certificates when your earliest certificate expires. You pay one Application Fee and one Method Fee per Method. All equalized certificates will then have the same expiration date.

Application Due Date - ASNT Certification Services, LLC certificates expire on the last day of the month listed on the certificate.  We recommend that you submit your application at least 60 days prior to your expiration, if you wish to renew by application. The renewal by application and payment needs to be received by ASNT prior to your certification expiration date.

***If the application review determines that additional documentation is required, it MUST be received prior to the candidate's expiration date, or the certification will expire.***

 

If you wish to renew by points please click   Renew Online


Renewal by Examination

Personnel that cannot document 25 points during their current certification period may renew by retaking the initial method examination for each method in which certified but must do so before their current certificates expire.

Personnel recertifying by examination need not retake the Basic examination as long as the applicant holds one currently valid ASNT NDT Level III certificate at the time of examination and passes that examination.

If you renew by examination, you must complete all requirements and pass all examinations by your certification expiration date.

Requirement 1

ASNT requires a current copy of your signature on file.

If you wish to renew by examination, please click   Renew Online