Application & Exam Fees
By submitting this application, you are agreeing to pay the $640 non-refundable application fee. The ABR will send you a confirmation email that your application has been received, and instructions on paying the application fee via your
Once the application fee has been received, your application will be processed and reviewed by the board.
If your application is approved, you will be charged the IR/DR Oral exam fee $1280. If you are taking the Oral & the Certifying/Written exams together, the Certifying/Written exam fee is covered under the 5 Annual fees you already submitted. You will receive an email notifying you that your application has been approved, and instructions on paying the exam fee via your
account. Exam fees are due 2 months prior to the exam date.
If your application is
approved, you will receive an email outlining the reason your application was not accepted. You would then re-apply in the future when you meet the application requirements.
More information is available on the ABR website:
Important information regarding NRC Authorized User Eligiblity
The NRC has not yet provided the ABR permission to issue the Authorized User Eligibility (AU-E) designation on IR/DR certificates.