As of 00.01hrs on 19 October 2020, certificate extensions will no longer be granted unless in exceptional circumstances, as outlined in the Policy below. All other delegates are required to undertake refresher training.

Please click here to view our policy.

Certification Extension Request in Exceptional Circumstances - If you have been impacted by COVID-19, as outlined in the above Policy and your certification expires within 14 days before the expiry date, please complete the short form below to submit your extension request. Please note, evidence of meeting the exceptional circumstances is required for your request to be processed.

Please ensure you have also viewed the FAQs on our website before you submit this form, click here to view.

Contact details of requester 

Please complete all fields below to enable us to process your request promptly.

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Thank you for selecting the United Kingdom as your region of residence.


Before you complete the form for a certificate extension request, please note that 96% of training providers in the United Kingdom are now open and running courses with the appropriate physical distancing in place. Please ensure that you have exhausted all efforts to complete refresher training prior to submitting an application.


´╗┐If you feel that due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined in Section 2.0 of the Certificate Extension Policy, that you are still unable to complete refresher training, please proceed and we will review your application.


Thank you for your patience as we continue to support a safe and skilled workforce at this time. OPITO.

Thank you for selecting Europe as your region of residence.


Before you complete the form for a certificate extension request, please note that there are number of training providers now open and running courses with the appropriate physical distancing in place.


Please ensure that you have exhausted all efforts to complete refresher training prior to submitting an application.


If you feel that due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined in Section 2.0 of the Certificate Extension Policy, that you are still unable to complete refresher training, please proceed and we will review your application.


Thank you for your patience as we continue to support a safe and skilled workforce at this time. OPITO.

Thank you for selecting the Middle East your region of residence.


Please ensure that you have exhausted all efforts to complete refresher training prior to submitting an application.


If you feel that due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined in Section 2.0 of the Certificate Extension Policy, that you are still unable to complete refresher training, please proceed and we will review your application.


Thank you for your patience as we continue to support a safe and skilled workforce at this time. OPITO.

Thank you for selecting Africa as your region of residence.


Before you complete the form for a certificate extension request, please note that there are number of training providers now open and running courses with the appropriate physical distancing in place.


Please ensure that you have exhausted all efforts to complete refresher training prior to submitting an application.


If you feel that due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined in Section 2.0 of the Certificate Extension Policy, that you are still unable to complete refresher training, please proceed and we will review your application.


Thank you for your patience as we continue to support a safe and skilled workforce at this time. OPITO.

Thank you for selecting Asia Pacific as your region of residence.


Before you complete the form for a certificate extension request, please note that there are number of training providers now open and running courses with the appropriate physical distancing in place.


Please ensure that you have exhausted all efforts to complete refresher training prior to submitting an application.


If you feel that due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined in Section 2.0 of the Certificate Extension Policy, that you are still unable to complete refresher training, please proceed and we will review your application.


Thank you for your patience as we continue to support a safe and skilled workforce at this time. OPITO.

Thank you for selecting the Americas as your region of residence.


Before you complete the form for a certificate extension request, please note that most training providers are open and running courses with the appropriate physical distancing in place.


Please ensure that you have exhausted all efforts to complete refresher training prior to submitting an application.


If you feel that due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined in Section 2.0 of the Certificate Extension Policy, that you are still unable to complete refresher training, please proceed and we will review your application.


Thank you for your patience as we continue to support a safe and skilled workforce at this time. OPITO.

If you are unsure of your Vantage number, please contact the certification issuing Training Provider
Standard Title of Existing Certificate
Standard Code of Existing Certificate (e.g. 5700)
We require additional information in order to process the request. Maximum of 280 characters.

Evidence Required

To ensure that your extension request is processed as quickly as possible, please upload sufficient evidence to support your request (please ensure files do not exceed 2MB in size, you will receive a server error message if the uploaded document is more than 2MB.).


If sufficient evidence is not uploaded, this may result in your request being delayed or rejected.

Maximum of 10 files, each may not exceed 2MB in size - please note you will receive a server error message if the uploaded document is more than 2MB.

Please note, requests will only be considered for certificates that have an expiry date within 14 days from application and only considered where supporting evidence and further information is provided to verify your exceptional circumstance.