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

GET CCO CERTIFIED

2022 CCO Exam Fees

The following CCO exam fees are effective January 1, 2022.

Candidates take identical exams for initial certification and for recertification.

Mobile Crane Operator Program

Paper & Pencil Testing
Exam Fees

Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Exam Fees

Practical Exam Fees

Written Exam: Core Exam
$120
$155

Written Exam: Lattice Boom Crawler Cranes Specialty Exam
$60
$95

Written Exam: Lattice Boom Truck Cranes Specialty Exam
$60
$95

Written Exam: Telescopic Boom—Fixed Cab Cranes Specialty Exam
$60
$95

Written Exam: Telescopic Boom—Swing Cab Crane Specialty Exam
$60
$95

Practical Exam: Lattice Boom Crane


$60
Practical Exams: Practical Exam: Telescopic Boom—Fixed Cab Crane


$60
Practical Exams: Practical Exam: Telescopic Boom—Swing Cab Crane


$60

Service Truck Crane Operator Program

Written Exam: Service Truck Crane
$180
$250

Practical Exam: Service Truck Crane


$60

Tower Crane Operator Program

Written Exam: Tower Crane
$180
$250

Practical Exam: Tower Crane


$60

Overhead Crane Operator Program

Written Exam: Overhead Crane
$180
$250

Practical Exam: Overhead Crane


$60

Articulating Crane Operator Program

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Loader
$180
$250

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Crane
$180
$250

Written Exam: Articulating Boom Crane w/Winch
$180
$250

Practical Exam: Articulating Boom Crane


$60
Practical Exam: Articulating Boom Loader


$60

Digger Derrick Operator Program

Written Exam: Digger Derrick
$180
$250

Practical Exam: Digger Derrick


$60

Dedicated Pile Driver Operator Program

Written Exam: Dedicated Pile Driver
$200
$270

Practical Exam: Dedicated Pile Driver


$100

Drill Rig Operator Program

Written Exam: Drill Rig Core Exam
$150
$220

Written Exam: Foundation Drill Rig Specialty Exam
$50
$120

Written Exam: Anchor/Micropile Specialty Exam
$50
$120

Practical Exam: Foundation Drill Rig


$100
Practical Exam: Anchor/Micropile Drill Rig


$100

Rigger Programs

Written Exam: Rigger Level I
$85
$155

Written Exam: Rigger Level II
$85
$155

Written Exam: Telecommunications Tower Rigger Level I (TTR-I)
  $170
   
Practical Exam: Rigger Level I


$85
Practical Exam: Rigger Level II


$85

Signalperson Program

Written Exam: Signalperson
$85
$155

Practical Exam: Signalperson


$85*
*The Signalperson program requires a practical exam instead of a written exam for recertification.   

Crane Inspector Program

Written Exam: Crane Inspector Core
$250
$320

Written Exam: Crane Inspector Mobile Crane Specialty
$250 $320  
Written Exam: Crane Inspector Tower Crane Specialty
$250
$320

Written Exam: Crane Inspector Overhead Crane Comprehensive
$350
$420

Lift Director Program

Written Exam: Lift Director Core
$150
$220
Written Exam: Lift Director Mobile Crane Specialty
$150
$220

Written Exam: Lift Director Tower Crane Specialty
$150
$220

 
 

Other Fees (See candidate handbooks for details)

Paper & Pencil Testing
Exam Fees

Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Exam Fees

Practical Exam Fees

Late Application
$50

 
Applications received after the main application deadline (two weeks before scheduled exam date, but at least four business days prior to the exam administration deadline), may be accepted for an additional late fee.
Incomplete Application
$25
$25
$25
An Incomplete Application Fee will be charged if an application is submitted without all required information.
Cancellation
$25

 
Should a candidate be unable to sit for a PPT exam for any reason, CCO must receive email notification at candidate@nccco.org no later than seven business days prior to the examination date.
Application Change
$30
$30
 
An Application Change Fee is charged if a candidate wants to add to (or change) the exams they plan to take after scheduling has been completed (in addition to the exam fee).
Replacement Score Report
$25
$25
$25
A Replacement Score Report Fee is charged if a candidate needs a replacement score report.
Replacement Certification Card   $25
$25
   
Order a new CCO certification card at www.nccco.org/newcard
 
Score Review Processing
$25 for 1 test/$50 for 2 or more tests

 $25 for 1 test/$50 for 2 or more tests
Candidates not passing exam(s) may request from CCO a hand scoring of their answer sheet(s), provided their request is made in writing within three months of the test date.