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Requirements

  • Education
    The applicant shall have a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, the applicant must submit to the Board evidence of operational abilities as a Radiation Protection Technologists.

  • Age
    The applicant shall be at least 21 years old at the time of application.

  • Experience
    An applicant must have a minimum of five years experience. Training may be substituted for experience if the applicant will submit to the Board information about the program and proof of completion. This information should include curriculum, typical examinations, and passing requirements for radiation related subjects.

    Experience credit allowed for formal education, company training programs and applicable military training is cummulative up to a maximum of two years. Note that an applicant may not claim work experience while in formal classroom study.

  • Examination
    After approval of the application, the prospective registrant must successfully complete a national examination.


    The applicant shall have a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, the applicant must submit to the Board evidence of operational abilities as a Radiation Protection Technologists. The applicant shall be at least 21 years old at the time of application. An applicant must have a minimum of five years experience. Training may be substituted for experience if the applicant will submit to the Board information about the program and proof of completion. This information should include curriculum, typical examinations, and passing requirements for radiation related subjects. Experience credit allowed for formal education, company training programs and applicable military training is cummulative up to a maximum of two years. Note that an applicant may not claim work experience while in formal classroom study. After approval of the application, the prospective registrant must successfully complete a national examination.

Fee Schedule

The following fee structure is effective 7/1/2006.

Application fee

$300

Late fee

$50

Retake fee

$175

The following notes apply to the listed fee structure:

  1. $50 of the application fee is non-refundable.
  2. A late fee will apply if forms and/or exam fees are postmarked or submitted online after the deadline listed in the Examination Schedule below.
  3. If an applicant was not successful then they may take any future regularly scheduled examination at the cost of the retake fee.

Examination Schedule

Below lists the examination dates with the deadline for submitting an application. They are subject to change.

UNITED STATES EXAM DATES – 2024

Exam Date – February 24, 2024
Application Deadline – December 29, 2023

Exam Date – August 10, 2024
Application Deadline – June 14, 2024

CANADIAN EXAM DATES – 2024

Exam Date - June 24, 2024
Application Deadline - May 25, 2024

Exam Date - November 19, 2024
Application Deadline - October 20, 2024