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To begin the process:

  1. All Levels:  Go to CREDENTIAL APPLICATION.  Complete and submit the request form.

  2. The appropriate application and authorization forms will be e-mailed.  Complete and return these forms along with a photo – digital head shot will suffice, and copies of social security card and driver’s license. 

  3. The credential fee of $100 includes General Council and District Council fees along with a background report.  This fee may be paid by check made payable to the Oklahoma District Council or submitted on line to okag.org/give.  If submitted on line, designate it as credential fee.

  4. Level 1 (Certified) and Level 2 (Licensed):  Upon receipt of the completed application and forms, a reference packet will be mailed.  These reference forms are to be given or mailed to the individuals listed on the reference page of your application.  Maintain a copy of your application for future reference.

  5. A copy of application will be provided to the Presbyter of the Section of church attended.  The Presbyter may contact you for either a personal interview or will conduct a telephone interview.  Be available for this call.

  6. Processing will begin once the above items are received.

  7. An e-mail will be sent to you with instructions for taking the exams along with a study guide for each exam.

    • Exams for Certified:  Bible Knowledge and Doctrine.  Upgrade to Licensed from Certified:  Polity.  Entry Level Licensed:  Bible Knowledge, Doctrine and PolityExams will only be given in the District Council offices – 8701 N. Kelley, Oklahoma City, weekdays between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Prior arrangements are to be made by e-mail or call to Deana Smith.  Exams must be completed by September 1, 2019, for Fall Credential Celebration.

  8. OSOM transcripts will be provided at the completion of all required courses.  Other Bible school transcripts are to be provided with application.


Entry Level Seminar - District Offices /// 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 5, 2019              

Credential Celebration - Sparks Worship Center /// 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 16, 2019                    

 Incomplete applications or failure to attend Required Attendance events will be moved to the next applicable scheduled dates.

Complete Application Includes

  • Application with Photo

  • Signature Packet with $100 Fee

  • Distribution of References

  • Transcript

  • Required Credential Exam(s)*

  • Social Security Card & Driver's License**

*Exams must be taken prior to September 1, 2019. Contact Deana Smith at deana.smith@okag.org if unable to take the exam by this date.

**Credentialing process cannot begin until the Application, Fee, complete Signature Forms and copies of Social Security Card and Driver’s License are received.