Indoor Environmental Consultant License

Standards for licensing consultants who conduct Indoor Environmental Health Assessments (IEHAs) in child care centers and educational facilities are set forth in N.J.A.C. 8:50. The following forms must be completed and submitted as part of the application:

Application Fee

Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of $2,000, in the form of a certified check, money order (made payable to the “NJ Department of Health”) or e-payment. No cash, personal checks or company checks will be accepted. An application that is not accompanied by the fee will not be reviewed.

Employee qualifications
  • All four Employee Qualification forms (CEHS-10, CEHS-11, and/or CEHS-14) must be completed, even if the company does not have the proper licenses or certifications to do the work themselves
  • Consultants must have employees with at least one year of experience in indoor air quality assessments. Consultants may not sub-contract this work.
  • If a consultant does not have employees who are qualified to conduct lead, asbestos or radon work, those activities may be sub-contracted. When this work is sub-contracted, you do not have to list those sub-contracted employees on the Employee Qualification form(s), or complete a Consultant/Employee Certification (CEHS-13) form for those individuals.
  • An owner listed on the CEHS-9 form who is conducting any work as listed above must also be listed on the appropriate employee qualification form(s) and a CEHS-13 must be completed for that individual.
Submitting the application
  • Submit applications via e-mail or on a CD. Please include a print out of the completed first page of the CEHS-9 form when submitting documents and applications on a CD.
  • Forms that require a signature must be scanned and the signatures must be legible.
Renewing an IEC license
  • Applicants must submit a completed Indoor Environmental Consultant Renewal Application (CEHS-16)
  • The renewal application must be submitted to the NJDOH at least 30 days prior to the expiration of the license.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of $2,000. Payment must be in the form of a certified check, money order (made payable to the “NJ Department of Health”) or e-paymentNo cash, personal checks or company checks will be accepted. An application that is not accompanied by the fee will not be reviewed.
  • The renewal of the license is contingent upon the satisfaction of outstanding fines, penalties or other obligations imposed on the applicant.
Last Reviewed: 4/17/2017