Certification under Act 235 is typically valid for five years from date of issue.
Certification must be renewed by submitting a renewal application no earlier than six months prior to the expiration date listed on the certification card. Once the application is submitted and approval to attend training is received, training must be completed prior to the expiration date for renewal to occur.
Certification will not be renewed once it has expired and certified individuals who fail to complete all required renewal actions prior to expiration must apply for initial certification.
ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS may request a waiver of training requirements by submitting the
and supporting documents in addition to the standard renewal form. Please send
this form and any supporting documents to, firstname.lastname@example.org
Log into the TACS website (click 'click here' under
the "View Application Status/Update Profile option. (Login using your last
name, full birthday: (MM/DD/YEAR) and last four digits of your SSN) complete a
renewal application and pay the $30 application fee. Please view this document for help in completing
the renewal process.
will be sent to the email address provided notifying you of the status of your
application and providing instructions for further action.
OFFICERS whose waiver is approved will receive their new card
at this time.
receipt of official notification you have been approved, schedule training at
an Act 235 certified school. A list of certified schools can be found on the Certified Schools page. It is your
responsibility to schedule the training after receiving the approval letter
Once you have successfully completed training and the Act 235 certified school
submits your grade, you will receive your new card in the mail.