RID Credentialing Moratorium FAQ

Updated: 6/3/16

This document will be updated as additional questions are received.  If you have a question that is not covered in this document, please send an e-mail to certification@rid.org.

Background Information

On August 8, 2015, the RID Board of Directors announced that RID will be placing a moratorium on credentialing pending the results of the Risk Analysis of the certification program.  President Dawn Whitcher’s announcement can be found here.

The purpose of this document is to provide details about how individuals beginning or in the middle of the certification process will be affected.  

General Questions

Q1. When does the moratorium take effect?

A1. The current timeline is as follows:

October 1, 2015: RID stops taking new registrations for the NIC, CDI, OTC and SC:L Performance Exams.  Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on September 30, 2015.  Paper applications must be post-marked by September 30, 2015.