You passed the exam already and are completing your clinical hours but need to renew your registration for one year until you are certified. It is your intention to be registered for the purpose of becoming certified with CAADE a CATC in compliance iwth Title IX, Div. 4, Chapter 13035(f) of the CA Code of Regulations for Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification. Regulations require you become certified within five (5) years from the first date you officially register in California. You may request a two-year extension for hardship or extenuating circumstances.