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2022 Credentials Application Information

The 2022 ACVS Credentials Application Guidelines and supplementary material are available for all current and former residents wishing to submit a credentials application.

Credentials applications must be submitted on or before August 1. 

Review the Instructions for Finalizing Resident Training Log to ensure all requirements are complete.

IMPORTANT: Credentials applicants must also complete the Phase II Examination registration. The deadline to register is July 25, 2022, 11:59 pm (Eastern Daylight Time). Registrations are also completed at  www.acvs.org/apply. Note, if you have an active credentials application, click on the Action Center button, choose Learning Plans, then click the begin or continue button for the Phase II Examination Registration application. 

Missing documentation that you need to complete the credentials application? Request copies of forms filed with the ACVS office during your residency with the following order form:

  • Residency Documentation Order Form - Note: Copies of standard residency registration documents (Program Director's Statement, Registration of Resident Advisor, Statement of Compliance) are no longer required for credentials applications.

Please contact Jeff Melia, Resident Training and Technology Manager, at 301-916-0200 x102 or jmelia@acvs.org if you have any questions.