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COVID-19 Boiler Inspector Certification FAQs


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I mailed my application to the Department on or after March 9, 2020; will the Department process it while the L&I building is closed?

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Any previously mailed applications are currently being processed.

What is the processing time frame for applications submitted electronically during the building closure?

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Applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis. Current processing time for submitted applications is two to four weeks.

I mailed my application to the Department prior to March 9, 2020 but I haven't received my exam scheduling letter/credential card yet; how do I check on its status?

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Please contact our office at or 717-214-4319 to check on the status of an application. Please provide the name of the inspector seeking certification and the check number as well the individual/company name that was listed on the check that was submitted with the application. 

Are Boiler Certifications cards still being mailed while the L&I Building is closed?

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No, the printing and mailing of Boiler Certification cards are currently suspended. Once the building re-opens, the cards for all processed Boiler Certifications will be printed and mailed. NOTE: For individuals that need an unofficial copy of their certification cards emailed to them in the interim, please email your request to

Where do I go to find more information regarding the PA Boiler Certification program?

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Please visit our PA Boiler website, which includes our forms, fees and contact information, at