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CLEAR is proud to partner with Credly to offer a digital badge to each person who successfully completes the NCIT Basic or the NCIT Specialized program and successfully completes the associated program. CLEAR's digital badges help recipients promote this prestigious accomplishment to their peers, employers, and the regulatory community. As a badge earner, you can use your badge(s) on your social media accounts, in your email signature, and on your personal website or blog.

Existing badge holders will be receiving an email from Acclaim within the next several weeks with instructions on how to claim their new badge. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact

CLEAR offers badges for attending the following training programs
  • NCIT Basic
  • NCIT Specialized: Investigative Analysis
  • NCIT Specialized: Advanced Interviewing
  • NCIT Specialized: Investigative Report Development
  • Investigating Reports of Sexual Misconduct

CLEAR will automatically send notice of certification upon successful completion of the NCIT Basic program. Completion of the program includes earning a passing score on the final exam for your program. Certification notifications may take up to two weeks to process. These certificates are in electronic form and will be emailed to the attendee after the application is received and processed.

If an attendee is in need of a physical certificate, CLEAR will provide a physical certificate for a handling fee of $10.00 per certificate. To request a physical certificate, please use the button below:

NCIT Certificate Request Form

 Should you have any questions, please call 859-269-1289 or email

Email requesting a copy of your certificate. Please include the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Name of your organization
  • Date and location of the program you attended

A CLEAR staff member will respond to your request within 1 - 3 business days.

In the event that you do not receive a passing score for one of the NCIT Final Exams, you may have the option to re-take the exam. Re-takes are conducted remotely, even if the course taken was in-person.

Exam re-takes will be conducted by our remote testing partner, Prometric for NCIT Basic exams, and if all three NCIT Specialized exams must be retaken. If only one, or two exams for the NCIT Specialized program must be retaken, a CLEAR Staff member will proctor your exam retake.


To retake the NCIT Basic Final Exam, the fee is $100

To retake one of the NCIT Specialized Final Exams, the fee is $50

To retake two of the NCIT Specialized Final Exams, the fee is $75

To retake all three of the NCIT Specialized Final Exams, the fee is $100

To request a retake of an NCIT Final Exam email