An application must be submitted prior to taking the examination-only option to allow time for NACE to verify work experience requirements. If seeking certification through the parallel path option, an application may be submitted upon successful completion of the required NACE course, for verification of work experience requirements.
Requirements Necessary to Achieve
Effective January 1, 2016, the CIP Level 2 Certification will require 2 years verifiable coating inspection work experience. In addition, a NACE International Institute Certification Application will be required. If you are currently registered for a course that is after January 1, 2016, an application is REQUIRED to obtain a NACE International Institute CIP Level 2 Certification. Click here to see the new CIP Level 2 and CIP Level 3 requirements, effective January 1, 2016.
All NACE Certifications must be renewed every three (3) years.
Work Experience Years
(Members $240.00 USD; Non-members $450.00 USD)