Forms and Publications for Lead-Certified Individuals and Companies

The lead-related forms and publications listed below provide information to the inspector, investigator, contractor, risk assessor, and hazard investigator. These forms can be used to apply for certification, or when preparing to perform work on a property with lead-based paint.


Certification Application - Company (F-00171; PDF, 16 KB) - Complete this form to apply for certification of a lead company. This can also be completed for renewal of certification.

Certification Application - Individual (F-44003; PDF, 36 KB) - Complete this form to apply to become certified to do lead hazard investigations or reduction work. This can also be completed for renewal of certification.

Lead-Based Paint Investigation Summary Report (F-44013; PDF, 15 KB) - Lead investigation companies must complete this form or file lead investigation reports on the internet through WALDO. NOTE: This form is fillable and can be printed, but cannot be saved.

Notification of Lead-Based Paint Activity (F-44012; PDF, 26 KB) - Lead supervisors must complete and submit this form before lead work takes place.

Occupant Protection Plan (F-00201; PDF, 37 KB) - The lead company must complete and submit this form before lead work takes place, in accordance with form instructions.


HUD Technical Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing - The guidelines provide detailed and technical information on how to identify and control lead-based paint hazards.

Lead Paint Safety: A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance, and Renovation Work (PDF, 1.3 MB)| En Español (PDF, 1.9 MB) - A step-by-step manual that illustrates the safety precautions to take when painting, doing maintenance, or renovating in homes built before 1978.

The Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right (PDF, 3.3 MB) | En Español (PDF, 3.2 MB) - This handbook for contractors, property managers, and maintenance personnel describes the requirements that apply when more than 6 square interior feet or 20 square exterior feet of surface with lead-based paint is disturbed.

Last Revised: May 5, 2015