How to RENEW Installer/Pumper Certifications

  • 1. Get continuing education

    Installers = 8 hrs; Pumpers = 6 hrs
    Both Installing and Pumping = 8 hrs

    Georgia Onsite Wastewater Association (GOWA) 2023-2024 Courses
    Call 706-407-2552 or click here for details and to register.​

    Southeastern Building Trade Association (online and in-person classes)
    Call 888-882-7282 or click here for details and to register.             

    Soil Science Inc. (in-person classes)
    Call Donnie Bradshaw, 770-307-7311, 6360 Lower Mill Rd, NE; Crawfordville, GA 30631

    For Portable Sanitation ONLY companies (no pumping of septic tanks), only one pumper in the company needs to get continuing education. 

  • 2. ​​​Pay the State COMPANY Certification Renewal Fee + $100 Late Fee

    2024 Certification COMPANY Renewal Fees were due 2/28/24. $100 late fee must be paid.

    * It is NOT a fee per individual

    Installer Company Fee: $500 (includes late fee)
    Pumper Company Fee: $500 (includes late fee)
    Installing AND Pumping Company Fee: $900 (includes late fee)

    Portable Sanitation Pumping Only Company Fee: $400 (includes late fee)

    Click here for our online payment page.  

  • 3. If pumping, renew your County pumper permit.

    Contact your Download this pdf file. County EH Office  to schedule a truck inspection and manifest review. 

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Link to FAQs



  • Additional Information

    Already expired and trying to renew late? Check out our certification flow chart to determine your requirements. 

    By making a renewal payment and renewing your certification as a DPH Environmental Health Septic Tank Installing or Pumping Company, you agree to the following statements:

    • I nor my employees have violated any of the Department’s Rules and Regulations governing Onsite Sewage Management Systems, Chapter 511-3-1 during the last renewal period.
    • I nor my employees have  received a criminal conviction or have have any pending criminal charges related to on-site services. 
    • I further understand that the company will be held accountable for all violations committed by its employees.