Annual Registry Renewal

Earn your credentials in December 2014? Please follow the Registry Renewal for New Registrants.
For all other Registrants that did not earn their credential in December 2014 and missed the December 31st deadline, please follow Registry Reinstatement.

Renewing your registry annually helps ARDMS continue to fulfill our mission of promoting quality care and patient safety through the certification and continuing knowledge of ultrasound professionals. ARDMS is dedicated to providing our Registrants and the global ultrasound community the highest and most comprehensive level of professional services and support.

ARDMS Registry Renewal Fees*

  • $75 for RDMS, RDCS, RVT
  • $100 for RPVI
  • $75 for RMSK ($100 with MD/DO/DPM designation)

Retired? ARDMS offers a retired status for Registrants that are no longer actively working, practicing, teaching or supervising in the field of ultrasound, but wish to maintain their association with ARDMS. Retired status does not allow individuals to use any ARDMS credential designations and explicitly states that an individual does not hold Active Registry Status. Retired Status is permanent. If Retired Status individuals wish to regain their credential(s), they must apply, pay for and pass all applicable ARDMS examinations. To learn more, visit

Did You Know?

With Registrants by our side, ARDMS has achieved the prestige of being largest sonography credentialing organization with continuous national and international growth.

  • ARDMS has Registrants in 70 different countries worldwide
  • A sonographer will see 109,500 patients throughout their 25 year career
  • Excluding USA and Canada, 26 countries administer ARDMS exams

Once your registry is renewed you can expect:

If you miss the December 31, 2014 renewal payment deadline, your credentials will be revoked. To have your credentials reinstated, please follow the Registry Reinstatement policy.








Registrant renewal fees, application fees, dues, contributions or gifts to ARDMS are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes. These payments may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses under Section 162 of the Internal Revenue Code. ARDMS has been organized under Section 501(c)(6) of the IRC. The ARDMS tax identification number is 51-0184277. You may wish to consult your tax advisor for further assistance.