Frequently Asked Questions 

Q: How do I report an Emergency, incident or allegation?

Answer:Follow the link below for the appropriate contact information.
Contact and Emergency Information

Q: How do I renew my Arkansas Radioactive Materials License?

Answer: Download and complete the appropriate Forms then submit them to the address above.

Q:Do I submit a fee when I renew my specific license?

Answer: No, as long as your specific license fees have been paid for the current year there are no additional fees charged for renewal.

Q:How do I apply for an Arkansas Radioactive Materials License?

Answer: Download and complete the appropriate Forms then submit them, with the required fee, to the address below.

Q:How long is a Radioactive Materials License issued for?

Answer: Licenses are issued for seven (7) years.

Q:How do I know if my license is under Timely Renewal?

Answer: Licenses are considered under timely renewal if a renewal application has been received by the Department prior to the expiration date on the license. If an amendment is processed while the license is under Timely Renewal, “Under Timely renewal” will appear in Item 5 of the license.

Q:Will I receive a letter showing my license is under Timely Renewal?

Answer: Yes, the licensee should received a letter from the Department confirming receipt of the renewal application and stating the license will remain under Timely Renewal until the application can be reviewed by the Department.

Q: Will I receive a receipt after paying my fees?

Answer: Yes, a receipt will be generated and mailed to the licensee shortly after fees are received by the Department.

Q: Will I receive an invoice to pay fees for my specific license?

Answer: Yes, all specific licensees will receive an annual invoice requesting payment of fees.

Q: Can I pay my license fees online or use a credit card?

Answer: No, license fees must be paid with a check or money order.

Q: How do I make changes to my Radioactive Material License? (Examples: Add an Authorized User or change the RSO)

Answer:Download and complete any applicable Forms then submit them to the address above with the $50 amendment fee and a letter requesting an Amendment to the license.

Q: I want to perform work in the State of Arkansas but do not have an Arkansas Radioactive Materials License.

Answer: To perform temporary work in the state without obtaining a state license requires a Reciprocity License. Download and complete the Arkansas Notice of Entry Form then submit it, a copy of your NRC or Agreement State license, a copy of your operating and emergency procedures and the appropriate fee, to the Department.