Applications, Renewals, and Payments

New Applicants

To apply for certification, submit a completed application and fee.  Your application will be used to determine your eligibility; therefore, it is required that applications be filled out completely.  NDEP has six weeks after receipt of all application materials to determine eligibility for certification, at which point you will receive a determination letter in the mail.  The non-refundable application fee is $150 CEM Regulation Change.   

All applications and exam registration can be completed online at NDEP's Certification Database portal. You can access all applications by visiting the Certification Database and creating an account.

If you are applying to be a CEM and your application is approved, you have two years to pass the CEM exam.  Once you’ve passed the exam, you will receive your certification.  If the exam isn’t passed within two years, applicants must file a new application with a new application fee. ​ The non-refundable CEM exam fee is $200.00.

Renewal Applicants

Your NDEP certification is valid for two years.  To remain certified, you must submit a renewal application.  THERE IS NO GRACE PERIOD. If certification lapses, you cannot legally continue to provide services in the State of Nevada. No exceptions.  Allow six weeks for renewal application review and approval (NAC 459.9726).  The non-refundable renewal fee is $150.00.  The renewal date is always based on the original date of the certificate.  

All renewal applications can be completed online at NDEP's Certification Database portal. You can access all renewal applications by visiting the Certification Database and creating an account. 
It is the responsibility of the certification holder to apply for renewal in a timely manner.  If the certificate lapses over 90 days, you must submit a new application form (not a renewal form).  If you fail to renew your certification after one year, you will have to reapply as a new applicant, retake and pass all required exams and pay all associated fees.

Has your contact information changed?
Update your contact information by logging into the Certification Database portal.

NDEP Online E-payment System  
This system may be used to pay for application, renewal, and exam fees.
Note: NDEP does not refund application or exam fees.

The NDEP Certification Program Dashboard will automatically notify you ninety (90) days prior to the expiration of your certification. Renewal payments should not be made prior to system notification.


E-payment instructions:

  1. Go to
  2. If you’ve not previously registered, select “New User. Click Here”.  Otherwise, log-in using your User ID and Password.
  3. Select “Pay an Application Fee”.
  4. Select “Corrective Action” on the drop down NDEP Bureau/Program menu.
  5. Select “Consultant Certification Application Fee,” “Consultant Certification Renewal Fee,” or “Consultant Certification Examination Fee”.
    • Application fee: $150
    • Renewal fee: $150
    • CEM exam fee: $200
  6. Enter the name of the applicant or certified individual and certification number (if known).
  7. Verify/Update Contact Information.
  8. Enter Bank Account or credit/debit card information.
    • Note: E-payment requires an account's routing and account number.
  9. Make payment.

Application Forms

All certification applications and renewals may be completed online. If preferred, applicants may also request a PDF application or renewal form by emailing with a description of the form requested. 

Contact Us
Please refer any questions to NDEP Bureau of Corrective Actions, Certification Program.

Phone: (775) 687-9368

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