Chemical Cargo Certification Programme

Application for Certification Form

By submitting this application the candidate's employer is considered to have read and accepted the requirements and conditions set out in the IFIA Certification Programme Guidelines (available at

The names entered here will be shown on the certificates of successful candidates. Please make sure that they are entered correctly.

The name must match the candidate’s ID/Passport. Any omissions may result in the candidate being denied the right to sit the examination.

Eligibility Requirements

All candidates must:

  • Meet the requirements for training and experience as specified and published by TIC-Council. All supporting training records must be available for audit during the entire period of certification.
  • Have a minimum of six months field experience as an inspector of petroleum and continue to be active in the field.
  • Where applicable, meet local requirements for pulmonary function tests; training in respiratory protection (including wearing and use of respirators); training in standards for transportation of hazardous materials; training in hazard communications and have undergone a recent field audit involving vessel and/or terminal quantity determination for custody transfer.

Employer’s Statement of Candidate’s Eligibility

This section must be completed by the candidate's line manager, or other senior company representative. Candidates may not complete this section on their company's behalf.

"As the authorized representative of the employer of this candidate, I hereby verify that the candidate meets the above requirements. I understand that it is the employer's responsibility to determine that the candidate continues to meet the above requirements to retain his or her standing as an IFIA Certified Inspector of Petroleum. This candidate's experience and training records have been reviewed and meet the requirements as specified by TIC-Council. I understand that any incorrect attestation to these facts will render the candidate's certificate null and void."

If you are the branch manager registering yourself, this field must be filled out by a superior or another senior staff.