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Certified Radiation Expert FAQs

  1. What proof is required to demonstrate proof of experience when applying for certification?  

    Acceptable documentation can be:

    • Letters from a currently certified CRE or supervising individual from a previous or current employer verifying time frame employed, job title and specific duties performed while in that position.
       
    • Letters from a Human Resource department with employment verification for time frame employed, job title, and job description.
       
  2. How long will it take for me to get my certificate after I apply? 

    Processing time is approximately 2-4 weeks upon the receipt of a complete application.

  3. When will I receive my renewal application? 

    Renewals are mailed out approximately 45 days prior to the expiration month of your current certificate.

  4. If a current CRE applies for certification in an additional category, how much is the application fee? 

    The application fee to add an additional category to a current certificate is $100.00 per category.

  5. Is a presentation on applicable topics acceptable to meet the continuing education requirement for renewal? 

    Yes. If the presentation was done within the previous two years and there is adequate documentation of the dates presented, topics covered, and number of hours. Up to five hours of required continuing education are eligible per renewal period.

Last Reviewed: 1/7/16