Applications and Forms

Regular Applicants

Select this category if you would like to become a:

  • Board certified chaplain (BCC) or provisional board certified chaplain (PBCC)
  • Associate certified chaplain (ACC) or provisional associate certified chaplain (PACC)

Please click the link below for more information on applying.

Organizational Partner Applicants

Select this category if you would like to become a board certified chaplain (BCC) and are already a CPE supervisor or a certified chaplain of ACPE, CASC, NACC, NAJC or NAVAC.

Board Certified Chaplain Organizational Partner Applicant (Word Doc)

Advanced Certification Applicants

In addition, BCCI offers advanced certifications for BCCs who wish to demonstrate the advanced knowledge essential to practice in a specialized field of chaplaincy care.

Please click the link below for more information.

Subsequent Appearance Candidates

Select this category if you’ve been recommended for a Subsequent Appearance.

Please click the link below for more information on applying.

BCCI certification does not include membership in the Association of Professional Chaplains.

Chaplains who join APC before submitting their BCCI application receive a discount on their application fees. This is just one of the many benefits APC membership offers.

If you have any questions regarding the Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc. certification process, please contact the national office at 847.240.1014 or bcci@apchaplains.org.