Look here for 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.

Local/District Minister’s License Candidate Form

For use by pastors/local church boards and district credentials boards as a basic credential check against the records held at the Church of the Nazarene Global Ministry Center (GMC), through the General Secretary’s office


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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