Welcome to North American Technician Excellence, Inc. The leading non-profit certification program for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry and the only test supported by the entire industry.


2111 Wilson Blvd. Suite 510Arlington, VA 22201Phone: 703-276-7247Toll Free Phone: 877-420-6283 (NATE)

NATE Certification Fees

NATE distributes its tests exclusively through authorized testing organizations. NATE publishes a suggested price listed on the opening page of the KATEs and the front page of the exams for convenience.

Click here to locate a testing organization and a scheduled test listing, once you have located a testing organization near you, call them for testing fees.

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