Fees for NDT Certification and Examination

The NRCan NDTCB is implementing a user fees update to existing fees; this update will take effect July 1st, 2017. Additional new services and fees will be introduced at a later date. Application and fee submissions to the NRCan NDTCB that are postmarked, emailed or faxed after June 30th, 2017 are subject to the new fee schedule.

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To apply for your non-destructive testing (NDT) certification to the CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2014 standard, you will need to download, complete and submit a variety of forms. Your application package should

include the requisite fees for the certification you need.

Your fees will vary depending on whether they are for:

For all fee types, the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body (NDTCB) accepts payment by company or certified cheque, money order or credit card (Visa, MasterCard or AmEx). We do not accept Government of Canada Acquisition Cards for payments. Payment from other government departments should be made by inter-departmental FIS transactions.

Fees and other process requirements are subject to change. All fees are subject to the current fee schedule in effect.

Initial application and examination fees

The initial application fee is payable to the Receiver General for Canada along with your application form for assessment of examination eligibility. Please note we cannot assess your application unless this fee accompanies the application. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable, and applies only to the initial application for a given method and level, regardless of the number of repeat examinations.

Radiographic Testing (RT), Level 1, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application:

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $140 (General, and EMC papers)
  • $90 (Radiation Protection paper)

Practical registration:

  • $190

Written:

  • Total fee: $165
  • Per paper: $55

Practical: Half-day exam

  • $250
Radiographic Testing (RT), Level 2, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application:

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $180 (General and EMC papers)
  • $90 (Radiation Protection paper, if not completed at Level 1)

Practical registration:

  • $500

Written:

  • Total fee: $150
  • Per paper (General and EMC): $75
  • Radiation Protection paper (if not completed at Level 1): $55

Practical: Two-day exam

  • $1,000
Radiographic Testing (RT), Level 3, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $110 (Basic paper, common to all methods and sectors)
  • $110 (General paper)
  • $110 (EMC Codes and Applications paper)
  • $110 (Written Procedure or Written Procedure Review)
  • $90 (Radiation Protection paper, if not completed at Level 1 or 2)

Practical registration:

  • $500 (if not completed at level 2)

Written:

  • $75 (Basic paper)
  • $110 (General and EMC Codes and Applications)
  • $75 (Written Procedure)
  • $75 (Written Procedure Review)
  • Radiation Protection paper (if not completed at Level 1 or 2): $55

Practical (if not completed at level 2):

  • $1,000
Radiographic Testing (RT), Level 2, Aerospace (A/S) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $180 (General and A/S papers)
  • $90 (A/S paper only, when General completed with EMC Sector)
  • $90 (Radiation Protection paper, if not completed at Level 1)

Practical registration:

  • $500

Written:

  • Total fee: $150
  • Per paper (General and A/S): $75
  • Radiation Protection paper (if not completed at Level 1): $55

Practical: Two-day exam

  • $1,000
Radiographic Testing (RT), Level 3, Aerospace (A/S) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $110 (Basic paper, common to all methods and sectors)
  • $110 (General paper)
  • $110 (Aerospace paper)
  • $110 (Written Procedure or Written Procedure Review)
  • $90 (Radiation Protection paper, if not completed at Level 1 or 2)

Practical registration:

  • $500 (if not completed at level 2)

Written:

  • $75 (Basic paper)
  • $110 (General and A/S)
  • $75 (Written Procedure)
  • $75 (Written Procedure Review)
  • Radiation Protection paper (if not completed at Level 1 or 2): $55

Practical (if not completed at level 2):

  • $1,000
Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Level 1, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $140 (General and EMC papers)

Practical registration:

  • $190

Written:

  • Total fee: $110
  • Per Paper: $55

Practical: One-day exam

  • $500
Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Level 2, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $180 (General and EMC papers)

Practical registration:

  • $500

Written:

  • Total fee: $150
  • Per Paper: $75

Practical: Two-day exam

  • $1,000
Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Level 3, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $110 (Basic paper, common to all methods and sectors)
  • $110 (General paper)
  • $110 (EMC Codes and Applications paper)
  • $110 (Written Procedure or Written Procedure Review)

Practical registration:

  • $500 (if not completed at level 2)

Written:

  • $75 (Basic paper)
  • $110 (General and EMC)
  • $75 (Written Procedure)
  • $75 (Written Procedure Review)

Practical (if not completed at level 2):

  • $1,000
Magnetic Testing (MT), Level 2, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $180 (General and EMC papers)

Practical registration:

  • $175

Written:

  • Total fee: $150
  • Per Paper: $75

Practical: One-day exam

  • $500
Magnetic Testing (MT), Level 3, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $110 (Basic paper, common to all methods and sectors)
  • $110 (General paper)
  • $110 (EMC Codes and Applications paper)
  • $110 (Written Procedure or Written Procedure Review)

Practical registration:

  • $175 (if not completed at level 2)

Written:

  • $75 (Basic paper)
  • $110 (General and EMC)
  • $75 (Written Procedure)
  • $75 (Written Procedure Review)

Practical (if not completed at level 2):

  • $500
Penetrant Testing (PT), Level 2, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $180 (General and EMC papers)

Practical registration:

  • $175

Written: A per exam paper cost of $75

  • Total fee: $150
  • Per Paper: $75

Practical: Half-day exam

  • $250
Penetrant Testing (PT), Level 3, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $110 (Basic paper, common to all methods and sectors)
  • $110 (General paper)
  • $110 (EMC Codes and Applications paper)
  • $110 (Written Procedure or Written Procedure Review)

Practical registration:

  • $175 (if not completed at level 2)

Written:

  • $75 (Basic paper)
  • $110 (General and EMC)
  • $75 (Written Procedure)
  • $75 (Written Procedure Review)

Practical (if not completed at level 2):

  • $250
Eddy Current Testing (ET), Level 1, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $140 (General and EMC papers)

Practical registration:

  • $190

Written:

  • Total fee: $110
  • Per paper: $55

Practical: One-day exam

  • $500
Eddy Current Testing (ET), Level 2, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $180 (General and EMC papers)

Practical registration:

  • $500

Written:

  • Total fee: $150
  • Per paper: $75

Practical: 1.5-day exam

  • $750
Eddy Current Testing (ET), Level 3, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector
NRCan NDT Certification Body Fees

Recommended Examination Centre Fees

These fees are paid to the Examination Centre on the date of examination.

Application: 

  • $420

Written registration:

  • $110 (Basic paper, common to all methods and sectors)
  • $110 (General paper)
  • $110 (EMC Codes and Applications paper)
  • $110 (Written Procedure or Written Procedure Review)

Practical registration:

  • $500 (if not completed at level 2)

Written:

  • $75 (Basic paper)
  • $110 (General and EMC)
  • $75 (Written Procedure)
  • $75 (Written Procedure Review)

Practical (if not completed at level 2):

  • $750

Written re-examination fees

Your written re-examination registration fee is payable to the Receiver General for Canada and must be remitted with your application for re-examination. The NRCan NDTCB must receive this fee before it can issue the written examination admittance and registration form, which allows you to participate in the re-examination(s).

The examination centre fee is payable to the selected examination centre.

Fees for Level 1 and Level 2 Re-examination

 

Level 1 Re-examination

Level 2 Re-examination

1 paper

$70

$90

2 paper

$140

$180

3 paper

$210

$270

Fees for Level 3 Re-examination

  • $110 – Basic paper
  • $110 – General paper
  • $110 – Engineering, Materials and Components Codes and Applications paper
  • $110 – Written Procedure or Written Procedure Review
  • $110 – Radiography - Aerospace paper
  • $90 – Radiography - Radiation Protection paper

Practical re-examination fees

When repeating the entire practical examination, the re-examination fees are the same as initial practical examination registration fees.

Your practical re-examination registration fee is payable to the Receiver General for Canada and must be remitted with the application for re-examination. The NRCan NDTCB must receive this fee before it can issue the practical examination admittance and registration form that allows you write the examination.

The examination centre fee is payable to the selected examination centre.

Type, Level and Sector NRCan NDTCB Fee

Radiographic Testing (RT), Level 1, Engineering, Materials and Components (EMC) Sector

$95

Radiographic Testing (RT), Level 2, EMC Sector

$250

Radiographic Testing (RT), Level 2, Aerospace Sector

$250

Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Level 1, EMC Sector

$95

Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Level 2, EMC Sector

$250

Magnetic Testing (MT), Level 2, EMC Sector

$90

Penetrant Testing(PT), Level 2, EMC Sector

$90

Eddy Current Testing (ET), Level 1, EMC Sector

$95

Eddy Current Testing (ET), Level 2, EMC Sector

$250

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