Application for Certification Checklist

Application for Certification Checklist

This checklist is provided to you as a guideline for tracking your progress in the CSIET Certification Process.

By January 15, 2019
  • Verify your organization’s CSIET membership and make dues payment (required in order to apply for CSIET Certification)
  • Download and read the appropriate 2018-2019 AUP Template(s).
  • Fill out and submit this year’s Application for Certification.
    • Your organization’s current financial statement/audit (see requirements) will need to be uploaded to the application online
    • Was your organization issued any advisories in the 2017-2018 cycle? ☐Yes ☐No
    • If you checked “yes”, you will be required to send a management response via email to Nia Butler (nia@csiet.org). This is required in order to be considered for Full Certification in the 2019-2020 Advisory List.
    • Has your organization or any member of its staff been investigated by any government agency for alleged improprieties since the previous Application for Certification or within the last three years (for new or returning applicants)? ☐Yes ☐No
    • If you answered “yes”, you will be required to upload a management response through the application online. This is required in order to be considered for Full Certification in the 2019-2020 Advisory List.
  • Once the Application is submitted:
    • If applicable, a signed check in the appropriate amount should be sent to: CSIET 1800 Diagonal Road Suite 600 Alexandria, VA 22314.
  • Engage a certified public accountant with a valid, up-to-date license number to conduct a compliance audit on your organization based on the appropriate audit template found here: 2018-2019 AUP Template(s) (does not apply to J-1 Programs).
January 1 (forms due by January 31, 2019)
  • By January 1, 2019, CSIET will prompt you for your organization’s overall 2018-2019 placements at which point you will fill out and send the Countries Served and States Served forms. Forms are due by January 31, 2019. The number(s) in the total row on these two forms must match so please verify that the numbers are the same before submitting.
By February 28, 2019
  • CPA must submit a signed PDF copy of the Agreed Upon Procedures report by February 28, 2019 (does not apply to J-1 Programs) via the link provided in the application confirmation email.