National Commission for the
Certification of Crane Operators
Committed to Quality, Integrity, and Fairness in Testing since 1995

CERTIFICATIONS

Mobile Crane Operator

2020 Written Exam Fees

The following candidate fees are effective for paper/pencil tests (PPT) taken after January 1, 2020, and for computer-based tests (CBT) applied for after January 1, 2020.

HOW TO TEST: WRITTEN EXAMS

Get complete instructions on how to apply for and take CCO certification written exams and recertification exams. The information below is specific to the Mobile Crane Operator program.

PAPER/PENCIL TEST (PPT) OPTION

For paper/pencil tests (PPT), the appropriate Written Exam fees must be enclosed with the Candidate Application. Checks, money orders, or credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express) may also be used. Do not send cash. Please do not staple the check or money order to the application form, but do include payment in the envelope with all the other application materials.

PPT Written Exam/Retest Fees:

Core Exam only
$160
Core Exam plus one Specialty Exams 
$180
Core Exam plus two Specialty Exams
$200
Core Exam plus three Specialty Exams
$220
Core Exam plus four Specialty Exams
$240
One Specialty Exam
$75
Two Specialty Exams
$95
Three Specialty Exams
$115
Four Specialty Exams
$135

PPT Recertification Written Exam/Retest Fees:

Core Exam only
$160
Core Exam plus one Specialty Exam
 $180
Core Exam plus two Specialty Exams
$200
Core Exam plus three Specialty Exams
$220
Core Exam plus four Specialty Exams
$240
One Specialty Exam only
$75
Two Specialty Exams
$95
Three Specialty Exams
$115
Four Specialty Exams
$135

Other Fees:

An additional $50 late fee will be charged if the application is late.

An additional $25 will be charged if a candidate:

  • Wishes to reschedule without a valid reason
  • Needs a replacement certification card or score report

An additional $30 fee will be charged if:

  • An application form is incomplete
  • Full payment is not received or a check is returned
  • A credit card cannot be processed for any reason
  • A candidate wants to add to (or change) the exams he/she plans to take after scheduling has been completed (in addition to the exam fee)

COMPUTER-BASED TESTING (CBT) OPTION

Candidates desiring to take their written exam(s) using the CBT option should visit the CBT Frequently Asked Questions page, which includes links to a directory of approximately 300 PSI test center locations, fees, step-by-step instructions, and an online application form.

CBT Examination Fees

Candidates must pay the appropriate CBT Written Exam fees when they apply online. A credit card (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express) must be used to pay online. CBT exam payments are valid for one year. If the candidate does not schedule and test within 12 months, he/she forfeits the fees. This does not affect the specified deadline(s) for certification or recertification.

CBT Written Exam/Retest Fees:

Core Exam only
$230
Core Exam plus one Specialty Exam
$250
Core Exam plus two Specialty Exams
$270
Core Exam plus three Specialty Exams
$290
Core Exam plus four Specialty Exams
$310
One Specialty Exam
$145
Two Specialty Exams
$165
Three Specialty Exams (Core passed)
$185
Four Specialty Exams (Core passed)
$205

CBT Recertification Written Exam/Retest Fees:

Core Exam only
$230
Core Exam plus one Specialty Exam
$250
Core Exam plus two Specialty Exams
$270
Core Exam plus three Specialty Exams
$290
Core Exam plus four Specialty Exams
$310
One Specialty Exam
$145
Two Specialty Exams
$165
Three Specialty Exams
$185
Four Specialty Exams
$205

Other Fees:

An additional $25 will be charged if a candidate:

  • Needs a replacement certification card or score report
An additional $30 fee will be charged if:
  • An application form is incomplete (e.g., name misspelled or does not match name on valid photo ID)
  • A credit card cannot be processed for any reason
  • Any changes are requested after submitting the application

NOTE: After the candidate has scheduled his/her appointment with PSI, no changes can be made. If the name for the scheduled appointment does not match that on the photo ID presented, all fees will be forfeited.

See fees for all 2020 CCO exams.