Fees

Below are the rates for the listed services. Do not add state or local taxes to any of the fees. Please note fees are subject to change at any time; however, whenever possible advance notice will be given. Certain NICET fees may be tax deductible on your individual federal income tax return when your involvement with NICET is for the purpose of maintaining and improving professional skills. Payments are not deductible as charitable expenses.

All fees listed below supersede fees listed on paper applications.

Technician Certification Programs

 

Work Element Programs

Work Element Application $300
Rescheduling $155

 

Standard Model Programs
Standard Model/CBT Application  
Level I $220
Level II $285
Level III $340
Level IV $390
Rescheduling more than 24 hours before your exam date is complimentary in the same testing window. Please contact PearsonVUE.

Within 24 hours, after your scheduled date or for a new testing window there is an additional fee equal to one half of the original testing fee.

 

Water-Based Systems Layout
Water-Based Systems Layout Standard Model/CBT Application  
Level I $220
Level II $285
Level III  
General Plan Preparation $280
Hydraulics and Water Supply $280
Level IV $390
Rescheduling more than 24 hours before your exam date is complimentary in the same testing window. Please contact PearsonVUE.

Within 24 hours, after your scheduled date or for a new testing window there is an additional fee equal to one half of the original testing fee.

 

Inspection and Testing of Water Based Systems
Inspection & Testing of Water-Based Systems Standard Model/CBT Application  
Level I  
Inspection And Testing Fundamentals $165
Work Practices $165
Level II  
Inspection $175
Testing $175
Work Practices $175
Level III  
Inspection and Responsibilities $220
Advanced Testing $220
Rescheduling more than 24 hours before your exam date is complimentary in the same testing window. Please contact PearsonVUE.

Within 24 hours, after your scheduled date or for a new testing window there is an additional fee equal to one half of the original testing fee.

 

Video Security Systems Designer
Video Security Systems Designer Standard Model/CBT Application  
Level I $285
Level II $340
Rescheduling more than 24 hours before your exam date is complimentary in the same testing window. Please contact PearsonVUE.

Within 24 hours, after your scheduled date or for a new testing window there is an additional fee equal to one half of the original testing fee.

 

Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems
Inspection & Testing of Fire Alarms Systems Standard Model/CBT Application  
Level I $220
Level II $285
Rescheduling more than 24 hours before your exam date is complimentary in the same testing window. Please contact PearsonVUE.

Within 24 hours, after your scheduled date or for a new testing window there is an additional fee equal to one half of the original testing fee.

 

Fire Alarm Systems to Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems Exam Application Review

FAS to I&TFAS Application Review (optional)
The Application Review fee is to review FAS II/III/IV testing records for I&TFAS I and/or II testing credits. Application procedures need to be met. To see if you qualify for the review, click here to be taken to the FAS to I&TFAS test credit chart. Please allow up to 90 days for the evaluation to be completed
$150

 

Technician Certification fees include a test session, an experience review within 90 days of meeting the testing requirement and one supplemental experience review if a Conditional Decision Letter (CDL) is issued. Any additional reviews may result in the:
Supplement Review Fee: $110

 

Express Evaluation (optional)
To request an Express Evaluation of your experience application in up to 10 business days, please contact NICET at, evaluations@nicet.org. The Express Evaluation fee is per subfield and per paid Levels. The fee must be paid electronically. For more information click here
$290

 

Technologist Certification Program

Associate Engineering Technologist (AT) $150
Upgrade to: Certified Engineering Technologist (CT) $180

 

Recertification

Base Recertification Fee (includes one subfield) $195
Incremental Fee (each additional subfield)  $50
Retired Status
The fee for electing or continuing certification after retiring from all paid employment in and/or related to the certification practice area(s). See Policy #30, Item 15.
$50
Late Fee
Fee assessed to return expired certification(s) to Active Status; the fee is in addition to: "recertification" exam fees, evaluation fees, and recertification fees.
$110

 

NICET Store

Directories, Copies of Personal Records, Returned Check Service Charge

Refund Procedures

Refund Processing and Guidelines