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Application Forms and Procedures

All certification transactions require submission of a complete, signed Application for Certification (.pdf) (requires Adobe Reader). Other forms and documents are required based on the type of transaction requested.

NOTE: All paper certification forms were recently revised and the new version of our forms should be used for all certification transactions. We will continue to accept previous approved versions of our paper forms until 9/30/14, to allow applicants time to adjust to the change. Beginning 10/1/14 we will no longer accept previous versions of any of our paper forms. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The application package is considered complete when all required, completed documents and fees have been received. It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit a complete package. Incomplete application packages received by the Certification Division are usually held for 90 days pending receipt of additional documentation; at the end of the 90 day hold, incomplete certification cases are closed. To reopen an incomplete certification case, the applicant must submit a new application along with the missing documents.

Once your complete application package is received, the Certification Division staff will evaluate it. If you are eligible for a Georgia certificate, it will be issued electronically through your MyPSC account. If further information is needed or you have outstanding requirements, correspondence will be issued electronically through the same account. In either case, you will receive an email alerting you to the presence of a new document in your account. Complete applications are processed in the order they are received. After you submit your application package, you may monitor our progress through submitted applications on our home page.

Please use the links at the left to access information on required application materials and submission procedures.