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Commissioned Inspectors

Print Date: 5/26/2024 1:31:02 PM
A National Board commissioned inspector is an individual who has met the education, experience, employment, and examination requirements as outlined in 2021 Edition of NB-263, RCI-1, Rules for Commissioned Inspectors
The National Board has developed two separate commissions: the National Board Inservice Commission (IS) and the National Board Authorized Inspector Commission (AI).
Upon successful completion of all the requirements, each candidate will be issued a Certificate and a Commission Card. The Commission Card must be renewed annually.
A new edition of RCI-1 is planned for every two years, with the next edition becoming mandatory July 1, 2023.
The Committee on Qualifications for Inspection is responsible for maintaining and revising RCI-1. The Committee meets regularly to consider revisions to existing requirements and to formulate new requirements.
Click here to access Inquiries related to NB-263, RCI-1 and replies approved by the Committee.