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Fee Change January 1, 2019

Operator Certification and Cross Connection Certification fees are changing. See what changes were made.

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1. Submit a notarized citizenship form

All applicants must submit a notarized Citizenship/Alien ID Certification Form (This is a one-time only requirement).

2. Fill out the form (forms and fees below) and send to the email on the form

How to Fill Out a Digital Form

Optionally, you can fax or mail your completed form, along with a copy of your receipt, to:

Division of Drinking Water
195 N 1950 W
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
Fax# (801) 536-4211

3. Pay the fee online using the links below.

Attach a copy of your receipt with your form.

Operator Certification Forms and Fees


Online Proctored Exam Application

Schedule an appointment to take an online certification exam by contacting the Rural Water Association of UtahThe online exam fee of $150 includes the $30 online testing fee in the price.

Pay $200

Paper Exam Application

Register for a paper certification exam.

Pay $150

Renewal Application

Renew your license. OPTION 2: Download the PDF, fill out, and send (see How To Fill Out A Digital Form).

Pay $300

Reinstatement Application

Reinstate a lapsed certification.

Pay $150

Certification of Reciprocity for Other States

Request to accept certification from another state. Reciprocity is given on a case by case basis.

More Forms

If you have questions about Operator Certification contact us at or (801) 536-4200.

Backflow Technician Applications and Fees

If you have questions about Backflow Certification contact Gary Rager (801) 536-4498

Program Administrator Exam

Application to be completed at exam site.

Pay $225

Program Administrator Annual Renewal

Pay $125

Backflow Assembly Tester

Pay your initial certification fee. Also use this link to pay for your re-certification fee every 3 years.

Application to be completed at exam site.

(Does not include 3rd party exam fee)

Pay $225

Reciprocity Application

Reciprocity is given on a case by case basis. Contact Gary Rager (801) 536-4498 for qualifications.

Pay $225

Cross Connection Control Certificate Replacement

Please contact Gary Rager and request the replacement.

Pay $25