List of Licensing/Registration requirements by License type

 Licensure/Registration Requirements by License Type

See below for links to:

DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement”

Department’s Examination Registration Information 

Business Form Information


License TypeInitial Licensure Renewal Licensure 
 Asbestos Abatement Worker• A completed application (online or paper)

• $65 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• An Initial Asbestos Worker training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)

• Any Asbestos Worker Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before      submission of application

• A completed application (online or paper)

• $65 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Any Asbestos Worker Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

     
 Asbestos Abatement Supervisor • A completed application (online or paper)

• Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors

• Verifiable written documentation covering 90 days of legally qualified work experience performed within the last 24 months

• $645 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• An Initial Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)

• Any Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

 • A completed application (online or paper)

• $645 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Any Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application 
     
 Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician • A completed application (online or paper)

• Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Air Monitoring Technicians

• Proof of performing Air Monitoring as an Apprentice for 30 days of work under the direct supervision of a licensed Air Monitoring Technician working for a licensed Laboratory, Contractor, or Consultant

• $110 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• An Initial Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)

• Any Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

 • A completed application (online or paper)

• $110 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Any Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

     
 Asbestos Inspector • A completed application (online or paper)

• Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Inspectors

• Copy of High School Diploma or GED

• Verifiable work experience that includes participation in at least five Asbestos Inspections performed under the direct supervision of a licensed Management Planner, Inspector, or Individual Consultant

• $130 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• An Initial Asbestos Inspector training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)

• Any Asbestos Inspector Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

 • A completed application (online or paper)

• $130 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Any Asbestos Inspector Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

     
 Asbestos Project Manager • A completed application (online or paper)

• Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors

• Copy of High School Diploma or GED

• $320 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• An Initial Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)

• Any Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors
Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application 

 • A completed application (online or paper)

• $320 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Any Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application 

     
 Asbestos Individual Consultant • A completed application (online or paper)

• Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Individual Consultants

• $645 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• An Initial training certificate and ID card (if applicable) for each of the following courses
1. Asbestos Project Designer
2. Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician
3. Asbestos Inspector
4. Asbestos Management planner

• Any Refresher training certificates and ID cards (if applicable) for each of the following courses obtained before submission of application:
1. Asbestos Project Designer
2. Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician
3. Asbestos Inspector

4. Asbestos Management planner

•Verifiable Documentation of asbestos-related activity in conjunction with at least 6 asbestos abatement projects covering a period of at least 1 year within the past 7 years.  All asbestos work must be documented as having been performed under the applicable licensed or accredited rules or regulations.

• Proof of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount $1 million for errors & omissions if working for hire, or be covered under the consultant’s employer’s policy, as specified in 295.40 of the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules (TAHPR).  If working for a Government agency, Provide proof of Self Insurance.

• Verifiable Evidence of one of the following:

1. A current license in the State of Texas as an Architect or Professional Engineer

2. Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Physical or Natural Science from an accredited four-year college or university and four years of experience in areas affecting Environmental or Occupational health matters.

3. Current highest full-qualification membership in a National Professional organization devoted to technical proficiency in Environmental or Occupational Health Protection, which includes:

a) A published code of ethics
b) Administration by an active board of directors
c) Admission requirements that specify college courses and other training, a bachelor’s or higher degree, at least three-years’ experience in specified fields, and a qualification exam. 

 • A completed application (online or paper)

• Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Individual Consultants

• $645 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Any Refresher training certificates and ID cards (if applicable) for each of the following courses obtained before application:
1. Asbestos Project Designer
2. Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician
3. Asbestos Inspector
4. Asbestos Management planner

• Proof of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount $1 million for errors & omissions if working for hire, or be covered under the consultant’s employer’s policy, as specified in 295.40 of the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules (TAHPR).  If working for a Government agency, Provide proof of Self Insurance.







     
 Asbestos Management Planner • A completed application (online or paper)

• Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Management Planners

• $260 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Copy of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university or successfully complete 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university 

• An Initial training certificate and ID card (if applicable) for each of the following courses
1. Asbestos Inspector
2. Asbestos Management Planner

• Any Refresher training certificates and ID cards (if applicable) for each of the following courses obtained before submission of application:
1. Asbestos Inspector
2. Asbestos Management Planner

• Proof of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount $1 million for errors & omissions if working for hire, or be covered under the employer’s policy, as specified in 295.40 of the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules (TAHPR).  If working for a Government agency: Provide proof of Self Insurance.

 • A completed application (online or paper)

• $260 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Any Refresher training certificates and ID cards (if applicable) for each of the following courses obtained before submission of application:
1. Asbestos Inspector
2. Asbestos Management Planner

• Proof of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount $1 million for errors & omissions if working for hire, or be covered under the employer’s policy, as specified in 295.40 of the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules (TAHPR).  If working for a Government agency, provide proof of Self Insurance.







     
 Asbestos O & M Supervisor (Restricted) • A completed application (online or paper)

• Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors

• $225 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• An Initial Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)

• Any Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

 • A completed application (online or paper)

• $225 application fee

• A 1-inch by 1-inch color photo with a white background

• A completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months

• Any Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

     
 Asbestos Abatement Contractor • A completed application (paper or online)

• $1,070 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies; a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a Doing Business As (DBA)

• Completed Business Information Form

• Copy of most recent training certificate and ID (if applicable) for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors course for the responsible person.

• Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million

• A copy of the companies Standard Operating Procedures that meet the requirements of the TAHPR 295.45 (e ) (5-16).  References to be used: TAHPR; EPA 560/5-85-024 (Purple Book); 29 CFR 1910.134 (Federal OSHA); 29 CFR 1926.1101 (Federal OSHA).  Copies of Federal regulations may be obtained from the EPA regional office, Regional asbestos coordinator, Environmental Protection Agency at 1445 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75202-2733; 214-665-7575
             

 • A completed application (paper or online)

• $1,070 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies; a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Copy of most recent training certificate and ID (if applicable) for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors course for the responsible person.

• Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million
             

     
 Asbestos Consultant Agency • A completed application (paper or online)

• $430 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA

• Completed Business Information Form

• Responsible Individual Consultants license information 

• Copies of Responsible Individual Consultant’s most recent training certificates and IDs (if applicable) for 
1. Air Monitoring Technician
2. Inspector
3. Management Planner
4. Project Designer

• Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions to cover the asbestos consultants & inspectors in its employ             

 • A completed application (paper or online)

• $430 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Responsible Individual Consultants license information

• Copies of Responsible Individual Consultant’s most recent training certificates and IDs (if applicable) for 
1. Air Monitoring Technician
2. Inspector
3. Management Planner
4. Project Designer

Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions to cover the asbestos consultants & inspectors in its employ             

     
 Asbestos management Planner Agency• A completed application (paper or online)

• $430 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies. proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA

• Completed Business Information Form

• Responsible Management Planner license information 

• Copies of Responsible Individual Consultant’s most recent training certificates and IDs (if applicable) for 
1. Management Planner
2. Inspector

• Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions to cover the asbestos management planners & inspectors in its employ             


 • A completed application (paper or online)

• $430 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Responsible Management Planner license information 

• Copies of Responsible Individual Consultant’s most recent training certificates and IDs (if applicable) for 
1. Management Planner
2. Inspector

• Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions to cover the asbestos management planners & inspectors in its employ             

     
 Asbestos O & M Contractor • A completed application (paper or online)

• $260 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA

• Completed Business Information Form

• Copy of most recent training certificate and ID (if applicable) for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors course for the responsible person.

• A copy of the companies Standard Operating Procedures that meet the requirements of the TAHPR 295.43 (e ) (3-10).  References to be used: TAHPR; EPA 560/5-85-024 (Purple Book); 29 CFR 1910.134 (Federal OSHA); 29 CFR 1926.1101 (Federal OSHA).  Copies of Federal regulations may be obtained from the EPA regional office, Regional asbestos coordinator, Environmental Protection Agency at 1445 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75202-2733; 214-665-7575

 • A completed application (paper or online)

• $260 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Copy of most recent training certificate and ID (if applicable) for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors course for the responsible person.

     
 Asbestos Transporter • A completed application (paper or online)

• $430 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies; a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA

• Completed Business Information Form

• Evidence of Pollution Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million 

• Copy of Emergency Response Plan in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)

 • A completed application (paper or online)

• $430 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies; a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Evidence of Pollution Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million 

     
 Asbestos Laboratory • A completed application (paper or online)

• $430 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies; a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA

• Completed Business Information Form

• Evidence of Pollution Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions

• Proof of accreditation by national voluntary laboratory accreditation program (NVLAP) for bulk analysis by polarized-light microscopy, 

• or accreditation by NVLAP for analysis of airborne asbestos by transmission electron microscopy, 

• or accreditation as an industrial hygiene laboratory by the American industrial hygiene association (AIHA) and participation in the proficiency analytical testing (PAT) program for analysis of airborne fibers by phase contrast microscopy (PCM), 

• or proficiency according to standards of AIHA PAT program, which includes quarterly proficiency testing for airborne fibers by PCM and a quality assurance/ quality control program as required by the NIOSH method 7400, issue 2, August 1994, 

• or Accreditation of the individual laboratory analysts through the AIHA asbestos analyst registry (AAR) and a quality assurance/ quality control program as required by NIOSH method 7400, issue 2, August 1994.

 • A completed application (paper or online)

• $430 application fee

• For foreign or out of state companies; a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 

• For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed

• Evidence of Pollution Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions

• Proof of continued accreditation by NVLAP or AIHA quality assurance/ control programs

 Asbestos Training Provider
  •  A completed application (paper or online)

  • $1,102 application fee

  • For Texas Corporations, a copy of the Certificate of Good Standing from the State Comptroller of Public Accounts stating that all franchise taxes due, have been paid, or a letter of exemption (issued by same office).

  • For foreign or out-of-state corporations, a copy of the certificate from the Texas Secretary of State, Austin, Texas, unless an exemption is filed in accordance with §295.39(e).

  • Completed Business Information Form.

  • Qualification for licensing in accordance with §295.55 (d).

  • A course schedule and an example of course certificate(s) in accordance with §295.55 (e)(2) and (e)(3).

  • Resume and qualifications for each instructor in accordance with §295.55(f).

  • At least three (3) professional references for each instructor in accordance with §295.55 (f)(2).

  • Application information in accordance with §295.65 (d).
  • $1,102 application fee

  • A list of all the currently approved instructors and guest speakers you intend to continue using in your asbestos training program (please be sure to distinguish whether the individual is an instructor or guest speaker); If an individual previously qualified as an instructor and/or guest speaker is not included on this list, he or she will be considered deleted from your training program.

  • Copies of current accreditation from the Environmental Protection Agency asbestos course(s) you intend the instructor(s), from list mentioned above, to teach.

  • A list of all the instructors and guest speakers you intend to discontinue from your asbestos training program.

  • A list of all the individuals you intend to add as instructors or guest speakers to your program, including required documentation in accordance with §295.55 (f).

  • A current course schedule, including the name of the instructor that will teach each course.

  • Any changes in the status of your training program qualifications as listed under §295.55 (d) & (e).

  • Previously submitted course manuals that have been modified for use in your current training program.

  • A written statement of intent and a course manual for each asbestos course you intend to add to your current training program, if applicable at the time of renewal.

  • Any other modifications or changes in the status of your overall asbestos training program.


Last updated May 25, 2021