News & Information

News & Information

News & Information

General C&T
Contractor/Trades Testing
State-specific Certification
Cert Renewal
General C&T

Available Code Years: 

The following is the list of code years available for testing for the next several years:

CBT = Computer-based Testing; P&P = Paper & Pencil-based testing

  • 2017
    • P&P: 2009**, 2012, 2015
    • CBT: 2012, 2015
  • 2018 – January-June
    • P&P: 2009**, 2012, 2015
    • CBT: 2012, 2015
  • 2018 – July-December
    • P&P: 2012, 2015, 2018
    • CBT: 2015, 2018
  • 2019 and until further notice
    • P&P: 2012, 2015, 2018
    • CBT: 2015, 2018

**Note on 2009 I-Code Exams: Not all national certification examinations have a 2009 I-Code-based exam available. Please check the bulletin for specific information.

Preferred Provider Program Now Available

ICC’s new Preferred Provider Program, which launched in November 2014, offers onsite and online educational courses to meet your training needs and provide ICC CEUs. Beginning in 2015, 20 percent of CEUs used for an ICC certification renewal must be earned from training by ICC or ICC’s Preferred Provider Program (PPP). Review the revised Certification renewal schedule and the FAQs about the Certification program changes.

Please Read: 2015 Program Changes

ICC Certification and Testing will be making program changes to more closely align with the values and goals of ICC, as well as continuing to maintain the validity, fairness, reliability, and credibility of your exam programs. Please take a few minutes to read through the list of upcoming changes, and let us know if you have questions.

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Request Paper Certificate

You can now submit wall certificate requests for recently passed certification exams.

Computer-Based Test Scheduling

You can register for computer-based exams (if available) on Pearson VUE’s website at www.pearsonvue.com/icc.

To call to schedule a computer-based exam, use the phone numbers as follows:

  • National Certification, UST/AST, or State-specific Certifications: 1-800-275-8301
  • Contractor/Trades: 1-877-234-6082
  • Florida DBPR Certifications: 1-877-224-0231

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Contractor/Trades Testing

Effective October 1st, 2016, for Kansas Jurisdictions: Effective October 1st, ICC will no longer administer jurisdiction-specific exam programs. All candidates will be required to take the statewide exam.

Clark County, Nevada Identification Cards

All working electricians in Clark County must apply for an identification card.

You must renew your identification card every three years.

Reno, Nevada Identification Cards

All working electricians in Reno must apply for an identification card.

You must renew your identification card every three years.

State-specific Certification

New: California and International Code-based Certification Transition

ICC is now offering a newly reworked transition program for certification holders that wish to receive an ICC National Certification or California Certification. If you hold specific certifications based on the International Codes or California Codes, you can receive the equivalent certification on the California Codes or International Codes. See the program information for more details.

California Codes Examination Information

The California Certification Program meets the intent of Assembly Bill No. 717, which requires certification and training of construction inspectors, plans examiners, and building officials. It was designed for those jurisdictions requiring knowledge and application of the California Codes, and is deemed substantially equivalent to the corresponding Code Council certifications.

Cert Renewal

 

CEU and Renewal Links

Watch how-to videos on logging in, entering CEUs, and submitting renewal applications.

Read CEU and renewal instructions, including FAQs here.

Login to the Renewal module here.

Beginning in 2015, 20 percent of CEUs used for an ICC certification renewal must be earned from training by ICC or ICCPreferred Providers. This percentage will increase to 50% by July 2016 through a smooth transition. Review the revised Certification renewal schedule and the FAQs about the Certification program changes.

Exciting news for all Renewal applicants!

You are now able to complete the certification renewal process entirely online. You can enter and keep track of your continuing education unit (CEU) credits, and fill out the renewal application, all on a password-protected, secure site. Tutorials on our website will show you how to work in this system, and will answer any questions you might have. View details.

Exception: Certifications that cannot be renewed online include AACE (61, 72, 73, 76), NAFED (FE, FK, FN), and all UST certifications (except for the UI program).

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