1 Task: Complete credential application

  • Complete and submit the AAVSB Credential Transfer Service application and pay the $175 USD fee.
  • A complete credential packet takes 5 to 7 weeks to process.

Refer to your state or provincial agency for licensure requirements.

2 Task: Complete affidavit

  • Print, complete, sign, and mail the affidavit for release of information to the AAVSB.
    • Affidavit must be signed in the presence of one of the following officials: a Consular Official, First-Class Magistrate, or Notary Public.
  • Attach a passport quality photograph to document.

Signed and notarized affidavits are valid for 2 years.

3 Task: Submit supporting documents

  • An original or certified copy of your birth certificate OR a notarized copy of your passport (please do not send your original passport).
  • If your name is different from your passport or birth certificate,  include a notarized copy of your marriage license, divorce decree, or other name-change document.

NOTE: The AAVSB retains all documents including originals.

4 Task: Mail documents to the AAVSB

AAVSB - Credentials
380 W. 22nd Street
Suite 101
Kansas City, MO 64108

NOTE: The AAVSB must receive all documents before service is initiated.

An AAVSB representative specialized in your question will get back to you