Historic Preservation Certification Application submission and review are now fully electronic. Hard copy applications are no longer accepted. As of August 15, 2023, all applications submitted to SHPOs and materials submitted to the NPS in response to requests for additional information must be submitted electronically.
Applicants must sign the application cover sheet electronically. Three types of electronic signatures (e-signatures) are accepted: 1) a scanned PDF of an actual, original wet-signed application, 2) a scanned or digitized version of an actual, original handwritten signature, and 3) a digital signature using a digital ID (e.g., using Adobe software). A name typed in a different font and other types of generated signature images are not accepted.
Question & Answer Sessions for Program Users
TPS has scheduled Question & Answer sessions for program users:September 20 and 27, 4:00 - 5:00 pm ET. Register for these sessions (click link or copy/paste into a browser): https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1042587045145017686
October 11 and 25, 4:00 - 4:30 pm ET. Register for these sessions (click link or copy/paste into a browser: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4126135520492531031
Questions about the electronic submission process may be addressed to NPS_TPS@nps.gov.
Last updated: September 20, 2023