National Certification and UST/AST

Important Information

This page contains specific information about the National Certification and UST/AST programs. It is the candidate’s responsibility to read and understand the applicable exam information on ICC’s website prior to scheduling an exam.

Exams must be purchased directly through the ICC Store. Once you have purchased an exam, you will be able to schedule your exam at a Pearson VUE test center. Before you can purchase an exam, you must have an account in ICC’s system.


  • National Certification exams based on the 2012 editions of the International Codes will continue to be offered via computer-based testing through at least December 2017, with exceptions noted on ICC’s website.
  • National Certification exams based on the 2015 editions of the International Codes will be offered throughout 2017 and beyond.

Please VERIFY that you have registered your LEGAL name as it appears on your government-issued ID and that your personal information is CORRECT. Contact ICC immediately to correct the spelling of your name or update your personal information if you notice any errors. It is very important that this information is correct, as it will appear as it was entered on the documentation provided to you after you have completed the exam, as well as on any reports to your licensing agency.

Last updated 2017-08-22