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

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2019 CCO Exam Fees

Unless specified otherwise below, retest fees are the same as for first-time tests.

As of January 1, 2020, NCCCO will implement a new fee structure:

For paper/pencil tests (PPT) and practical exams, the new prices will take effect for all test dates on or after January 1, 2020; for computer-based tests (CBT), they take effect for all applications received on or after January 1, 2020.

Mobile Crane Operator Program

Paper & Pencil Testing
Exam Fees

Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Exam Fees

Practical Exam Fees

Written Exam: Core
$165
$205

Written Exams: Core + 1 Specialty
$165
$215

Written Exams: Core + 2 Specialties
$175
$241

Written Exams: Core + 3 Specialties  $185
$262

Written Exams: Core + 4 Specialties
$195
$283

Written Exam: 1 Specialty only (Core passed)
$65
$100

Written Exams: 2 Specialties only (Core passed)
$75
$120

Written Exams: 3 Specialties only (Core passed)
$85
$140

Written Exams: 4 Specialties only (Core passed)
$95
$160

Practical Exam: 1 Mobile Crane Type


$60
Practical Exams: 2 Mobile Crane Types


$70
Practical Exams: 3 Mobile Crane Types


$80

Service Truck Crane Operator Program

Written Exam: Service Truck Crane
$165
$205

Practical Exam: Service Truck Crane


$60

Tower Crane Operator Program

Written Exam: Tower Crane (new candidate)
$165
$200

Written Exam: Tower Crane (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$85

Practical Exam: Tower Crane only (new candidate)


$60
Practical Exam: Tower Crane (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)


$50

Overhead Crane Operator Program

Written Exam: Overhead Crane (new candidate)
$165
$200

Written Exam: Overhead Crane (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$85

Practical Exam: Overhead Crane only (new candidate)


$60
Practical Exam: Overhead Crane (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)


$50

Articulating Crane Operator Program

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Loader (new candidate)
$165
$205

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Crane (new candidate)
$165
$205

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Crane w/Winch (new candidate)
$165
$205

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Loader (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$90

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Crane (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$90

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Crane w/Winch (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$90

Practical Exam: one Articulating Crane type (new candidate)


$60
Practical Exam: two Articulating Crane types (new candidate)


$70
Practical Exam: one Articulating Crane type (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)


$50
Practical Exam: two Articulating Crane types (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)


$60

Digger Derrick Operator Program

Written Exam: Digger Derrick (new candidate)
$165
$205

Written Exam: Digger Derrick (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$90

Practical Exam: Digger Derrick only (new candidate)


$60
Practical Exam: Digger Derrick (current CCO-certified Mobile Crane Operator or new candidate taking exam at same time as Mobile Crane exams)


$50

Dedicated Pile Driver Operator Program

Written Exam: Dedicated Pile Driver (new candidate)
$200


Practical Exam: Dedicated Pile Driver (new candidate)


$100

Drill Rig Operator Program

Written Exam: Drill Rig Core Exam
$150


Written Exam: Foundation Drill Rig (FDR) Specialty Exam
$50


Written Exam: Anchor/Micropile (AMP) Specialty Exam
$50


Practical Exam: Foundation Drill Rig (FDR)


$100
Practical Exam: Anchor/Micropile Drill Rig (AMP)


$100

Rigger & Signalperson Programs (new candidates only)

Written Exam: Rigger Level I
$95
$130

Written Exam: Rigger Level II
$95
$130

Practical Exam: Rigger Level I


$95
Practical Exam: Rigger Level II


$95
Written AND Practical Exams: Rigger Level I & Rigger Level II (if apply for all exams at same time)
$250


Written AND Practical Exams: Rigger Level I & Signalperson (if apply for all exams at same time)
$250


Written Exam: Signalperson
$95
$130

Practical Exam: Signalperson


$95

Rigger & Signalperson Programs (current CCO card holders only)

Written Exam: Rigger Level I
$75
$110

Written Exam: Rigger Level II
$75
$110

Practical Exam: Rigger Level I


$50
Practical Exam: Rigger Level II


$50
Written AND Practical Exams: Rigger Level I & Rigger Level II (if apply for all exams at same time)
$225


Written AND Practical Exams: Rigger Level I & Signalperson (if apply for all exams at same time)
$225


Written Exam OR Practical Exam: Rigger Level I OR Rigger Level II (Retest candidates only)
$50
$85
$50
Written Exam: Signalperson
$75
$110

Practical Exam: Signalperson


$50
Written Exam OR Practical Exam: Signalperson (Retest candidates only)
$50
$85
$50

Crane Inspector Program

Written Exam: Crane Inspector Core
$250
$285

Written Exam: Crane Inspector Mobile Crane Specialty
$250 $290  
Written Exam: Crane Inspector Tower Crane Specialty
$250
$285

Written Exam: Crane Inspector Overhead Crane Comprehensive
$350
$390

Lift Director Program

Written Exam: Lift Director Core
$150
$190
Written Exam: Lift Director Mobile Crane Specialty
$150
$190

Written Exam: Lift Director Tower Crane Specialty
$150
$190


CCO Recertification Exam Fees

Mobile Crane Operator Program

Paper & Pencil Testing
Exam Fees

Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Exam Fees

Practical Exam Fees

Written Recertification Exam: Core
$150
$180

Written Recertification Exams: Core + 1 Specialty
$150
$185

Written Recertification Exams: Core + 2 Specialties
$155
$195

Written Recertification Exams: Core + 3 Specialties  $160
$205

Written Recertification Exams: Core + 4 Specialties
$165
$215

Written Recertification Exam: 1 Specialty only (Core passed)
$50
$75

Written Recertification Exams: 2 Specialties only (Core passed)
$55
$85

Written Recertification Exams: 3 Specialties only (Core passed)
$60
$95

Written Recertification Exams: 4 Specialties only (Core passed)
$65
$105

Service Truck Crane Operator Program

Written Recertification Exam: Service Truck Crane
$150
$180

Tower Crane Operator Program

Written Recertification Exam: Tower Crane (not CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified)
$150
$180

Written Recertification Exam: Tower Crane (currently CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified, or taking with Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$80

Overhead Crane Operator Program

Written Recertification Exam: Overhead Crane (not CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified)
$150
$180

Written Recertification Exam: Overhead Crane (currently CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified, or taking with Mobile Crane exams
$50
$80

Articulating Crane Operator Program

Written Recertification Exam: Articulating Boom Loader (not CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified)
$150
$185

Written Recertification Exam: Articulating Boom Crane (not CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified)
$150
$185

Written Recertification Exam: Articulating Boom Crane w/Winch (not CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified)
$150
$185

Written Recertification Exam: Articulating Boom Loader (currently CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified, or taking with Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$85

Written Recertification Exam: Articulating Boom Crane (currently CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified, or taking with Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$85

Written Recertification Exam: Articulating Boom Crane w/Winch (currently CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified, or taking with Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$85

Digger Derrick Operator Program

Written Recertification Exam: Digger Derrick Operator
$150
$185

Written Recertification Exam: Digger Derrick Operator (currently CCO Mobile Crane Operator certified, or taking with Mobile Crane exams)
$50
$85

Rigger Programs (CCO-certified Riggers only)

Written Recertification Exam: Rigger Level I
$95
$130

Written Recertification Exam: Rigger Level II
$95
$130

Rigger Programs (CCO-certified Operators only)

Written Recertification Exam: Rigger Level I
$75
$110

Written Recertification Exam: Rigger Level II
$75
$110

Signalperson Program (CCO-certified Signalpersons only)

Practical Recertification Exam: Signalperson


$95

Signalperson Program (CCO-certified Operators only)

Practical Recertification Exam: Signalperson


$75
Practical Recertification Exam: Signalperson (Retest candidates only)


$50

Crane Inspector Program

 
Written Recertification Exam: Crane Inspector Core $225
$250

Written Recertification Exam: Crane Inspector Mobile Crane Specialty
$225
$255

Written Recertification Exam: Crane Inspector Tower Crane Specialty
$225
$250

Written Recertification Exam: Crane Inspector Overhead Crane Comprehensive
$315 $345

Lift Director Program  

 
Written Recertification Exam: Lift Director—Mobile Crane $150


Written Recertification Exam: Lift Director—Tower Crane
$150


Written Recertification Exam: Mobile Crane Operator Core
$150


Written Recertification Exam: Tower Crane Operator
$150