Reinstatement of Credentials
Ministers seeking reinstatement after two years and through six years should request a reinstatement packet from the executive secretary’s office, and will subsequently be invited to interview with a credentials interview committee.
Ministers seeking reinstatement after seven years or more should request a reinstatement packet from the executive secretary's office and will subsequently be invited for an examination and interview with a credentials interview committee.
Excerpts from the General Council Bylaws regarding reinstatement are provided below.
Reinstatement of lapsed minister (GC Bylaws Article VII, Section 10.d.)
Ministers whose renewal applications are not postmarked by January 15 shall be recorded as lapsed as of December 31. They must make application for reinstatement and pay a nonrefundable fee of $100. Contact the executive secretary's office to request a reinstatement packet.
Reinstatement of other than dismissed minister (GC Bylaws Article VII, Section 10.e.)