accepts payment via mail or fax in the form of personal
or agency checks, money orders, or credit cards (VISA, MC,
Discover, American Express).
renewal fee: $55.00
who became certified in October must renew/recertify by
who became certified in April must renew/recertify by
Up to 3 months late: $25.00 (renewal & late fee = $80)
CHES who have not paid their annual renewal fees by the
deadline of the current certification year are considered
fee: More than 3 months late: $75 (renewal &
late fee & reinstatement fee = $155)
CHES who have not paid their renewal or recertification
fee within one year of the deadline are "lapsed."
They are no longer considered CHES.
CHES for whom NCHEC has no current or forwarding address
are considered "lost." Failure to notify NCHEC
of any change of address may result in "lapsed"
bank check fee: $20.00 (if applicable)
check fee: $25.00