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Chemist Certification Program


The Fall 2021 application period for the Chemist Certification Program runs from September 1 to October 1, 2021.


TTB offers the Chemist Certification Program as a service to the alcohol beverage industry to facilitate the export of beverage alcohol to foreign markets.

Chemists in the private industry are certified by TTB to analyze alcohol beverages for the analytes listed in TTB Procedure 2018-2.

Many countries that require testing as a condition of entry accept a report of analysis of alcohol beverages from a TTB-certified chemist.

How to Apply

Chemists applying for certification will need to:

Full details on application requirements can be found in TTB Procedure 2018-2 at question 9.  

  • The certification is free of charge
  • You may apply during the two annual application periods: Spring – March 1 to April 1 or Fall – September 1 to October 1.
  • Initial certification is valid for two years.  Re-certification is required at the expiration of the two-year period.

Current List of Certified Chemists and Qualified Laboratories

The lists of certified chemists are updated twice a year – after the spring and fall cycles.  The current lists by commodity are below.


Certified Chemists List


Spring 2021 Certified Wine Chemists

Distilled Spirits

Spring 2021 Certified Distilled Spirits Chemists


Spring 2021 Certified Beer Chemists


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Questions? If you have questions regarding TTB's Chemist Certification Program, contact the Scientific Services Division online or at 513-684-3401.

Page last reviewed: August 6, 2015
Page last updated: September 10, 2021  
Maintained by: Scientific Services Division