Below you will find forms and applications required for ministerial licensing and ordination. For procedures specific to your region, consult your regional website. Learn more about the process of ministerial licensing and ordination in the Church of the Nazarene here.

Credential History Verification form

Pedido de Verificação de Histórico de Credencial

Solicitud para verificación de Historial de Credencial

자격증명서 청구

Demande de vérification de l’historique de l’accréditation 

 

Regional Handbooks for Ministerial Candidates

•  USA/Canada — Guide to Ministerial Preparation and Ordination
                                       Registration of Call to Ministry

                                      Guía para la Preparación Ministerial y Ordenación
                                      Registro de Llamado al Ministerio

                                      Guide de la préparation ministérielle et de l'ordination
                                      Signalement d'un appel au ministère

An essential step in qualifying any individual seeking a local or district minister’s license is to verify the individual’s credential history in the Church of the Nazarene with the General Secretary’s Office. Such verification is an indispensable exercise of due diligence by local church and district boards in fulfilling their respective responsibilities in relation to ministerial licensing.


District Minister's License application


Ordination Applications

Ordination application (English)

For ordination candidates or Ordained Ministers requesting recognition of credentials 

Ordination application (Spanish)

Para candidatos ordenados o Ministros Ordenados que requieran reconocimiento de credenciales

Ordination application (Portuguese)

Para Candidatos à Ordenação ou Ministros Ordenados pedindo o reconhecimento de Credenciais


Recognition of Non-Nazarene Credential application

For non-nazarene ordained ministers requesting recognition of credentials 

Recognition of non-Nazarene Credential application (Spanish)

Para candidatos ordenados o Ministros Ordenados que requieran reconocimiento de credenciales

Recognition of non-Nazarene Credential application (Portuguese)

Para Candidatos à Ordenação ou Ministros Ordenados pedindo o reconhecimento de Credenciais


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