radiation symbol Radioactive Materials Program - Reciprocity

Below is a checklist of the minimum information needed in order for Nebraska to grant reciprocal recognition of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission  NRC or Agreement State Radioactive Material License.  See Regulatory Guide 3.14 as it  gives more details on reciprocity requirements). The information, the annual reciprocity fee, and notification of intent to enter the state under reciprocity must be on file at least three (3) days prior to actual entry.

Once the Department receives, a notification of intent to enter the State under reciprocity, the notification is reviewed.  If there are any problems, the Department will notify the licensee.  This will be done as soon as possible so that corrective action can be taken and reciprocity granted.


  • Name of company for whom service will be performed
  • Name of individual representing that company
  • Telephone number of that individual
  • Exact location where services will be performed
  • Starting date
  • Duration of service
  • Type of service to be performed
  • Name of individual(s) performing service
  • Documentation of training for individual(s) (authorized users)
  • In-state address of individual(s)
  • Identification of sources of radiation to be used
  • An up-to-date copy of the pertinent specific license
  • A copy of the licensee's operating and emergency procedures
  • A completed copy of the PDF U.S. Citizenship Attestation
      ( Note: Reciprocity cannot be granted without this form being completed annually.)
  • The annual fee for reciprocity:
    Industrial Radiography $2,900.00
    Wireline Service Operations $1,200.00
    Mobile Scanning $1,700.00
    Industrial Gauge $750.00
    Services $750.00

    Gas Chromatograph

    Waste Dispoal (waste receipt/packaging) Broker $1200.00

For more information, contact:

Radioactive Materials Program
Office of Radiological Health
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5007
Phone: (402) 471-2079
Fax: (402) 471-0169
E-mail: DHHS.RadiationPrograms@nebraska.gov

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