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34 Pa. Code § 401.8. Certification renewal.

§ 401.8. Certification renewal.

 (a)  A certification holder shall renew a certification every 3 years from date of issuance to continue to act as a code administrator. If a certification holder receives certification in an additional category, the expiration date of all his certifications shall be the date of expiration of the certification that was last issued to the certification holder.

 (b)  To renew a certification, an applicant shall submit a completed Department-provided renewal form, acceptable proof of completion of continuing education and the required certification fee under §  401.2 (relating to Department fees). The Department will post this form on its Internet website ( and provide it upon request.

 (c)  An applicant for renewal shall obtain identification in accordance with §  401.4 (relating to application and identification).

 (d)  The Department will not renew a certification that is expired for more than 1 year unless the applicant submits a certification application under §  401.4 and passes the required examinations under §  401.6 (relating to certification categories and testing).

 (e)  An applicant for certification renewal shall submit proof of completion of each continuing education course. The proof of completion shall be completed by the course provider and contain the following information:

   (1)  The name and address of the training provider.

   (2)  The dates attended.

   (3)  The credit hours claimed.

   (4)  The title of the course.

   (5)  The subject matter of the course.

 (f)  The Department will not renew the certification of a person who was decertified in accordance with §  401.14 (relating to decertification or refusal to certify) during the period that the Department ordered the decertification.

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  401.4 (relating to application and identification).

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