Replace a lost MassDOT Welder Certificate (Green Card)

Information to help MassDOT certified field welders replace their lost Green Card.

Replacement for a damaged green card

HELPFUL HINT: It is strongly recommended that you take a picture of your green card, front and back, after each signature in case of loss or theft
  • MAIL the ORIGINAL card to MassDOT Metals Control
  • We highly recommend that you make a copy of your Green Card prior to submitting it in case it gets lost in the mail
  • Please include contact phone number and email address with a self-addressed return envelope
  • IF MassDOT metals control determines that you are current, a new Green Card will be issued. The date on the new Green Card will be the same as the last dated signature
  • We will contact you if there are any issues

Replacement for a lost green card

  1. Retest, following the procedures outlined on the MassDOT welder certification webpage for becoming a certified welder.
  2. Submit copies of the signatures on your Green Card (if you made them)
    • As outlined in our "Helpful Hints," submit photos of your green card, front and back, showing continued and current certification status
    • IF MassDOT metals control determines that you are current, a new Green Card will be issued. The date on the new Green Card will be the same as the last dated signature
  3. Submit, on company letterhead, letters from previous and current employers stating the process and time frame in which you have welded for them.
    • These letters need to be inclusive of each six-month period from the date of your latest green card issue
    • These letters must be addressed to the MassDOT Metals Control Engineer
    • These letters must be signed and dated by an employee of the company who is in a supervisory role and can attest that you welded acceptably in that process

Please include contact phone number and email address in the event we need to contact you.  This process is controlled, and determination is made on a case-by-case basis.  If Mailing, include a self-addressed envelope and all required documentation to:

MassDOT
10 Park Plaza, Room 7110
Boston, MA 02116
ATTN: Michael Leonard, Metals Control Engineer

Contact

Online

Inquiries pertaining to MassDOT bridge welding and approved fabricators massdotmetalscontrolgroup@dot.state.ma.us

Address

Michael Leonard, Metals Control Engineer
10 Park Plaza
Room 7110, Bridge Section
Boston, MA 02116

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