Please refer to the following directions to complete credential application:

  • Download and print the Application Checklist for reference.
  • Download, print, and complete the Application. Please be sure to sign and date the Application.
  • Review the credential descriptions/requirements and choose the level of credentialing you are applying for and complete the related application.
  • Download and print all three Reference Forms and give to your three chosen references.
  • Read all accompanying documents.
    • AACC Doctrinal Statement Document.
    • AACC Counselor Code of Ethics Document.
    • Attestation Form Document.
    • Application Agreement Protocol Document.
    • Renewal and Continuing Education Guidelines.

    And check the appropriate box on the application indicating your responses to each form. (Do not send the documents with application).

  • Collect all three of the completed reference forms (in sealed envelopes) and include with the Application, along with all other pertinent documentation – (copies of licenses if required, education transcripts, copies of liability insurance, certificates of completion of courses taken, ordination documents, etc.).
  • Write a check for the amount of $199.00 made out to AACC, and mail the Application packet with reference forms, pertinent documents and mail to the address on bottom of check list.
  • Remember to make a copy of the Application for your records.