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What if I am already certified by an EPA authorized state or tribal program?

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What if I am already certified by an EPA authorized state or tribal program?

Answer

If you are already certified by an EPA-authorized program in a particular discipline, and you want to obtain Federal certification, you must submit the following to EPA:

  • Completed application (EPA form 8500-28).
  • Copy of your currently valid certificate (license/permit) from the authorized State or Tribe. 
  • Two identical passport photographs.
  • Check or money order for the appropriate fee.
  • You do not need to take an EPA-accredited initial training course or the third party exam.
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