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Support at Every Step of the Way

Accreditation and certification are important accomplishments to achieve and we are here to help your organization throughout the entire process. Whether you’re new to the Joint Commission and just starting on your journey, or you are looking for guidance after your survey or review, you’ll have plenty of ongoing support.

If you’re pursuing certification for the first time, a member of our Business Development team will help you determine if your organization is eligible, explain the process, provide you with access to the certification standards and inform you about other helpful resources available to you. Once your application and deposit has been submitted, an Account Executive will then become your primary, ongoing “go to” person to help you through the process before, during and after the survey.



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Connect with Us

Get in touch with our team to learn more about how certification can benefit your organization.
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Review the Requirements

To get started, familiarize yourself with the certification process and what it means for your organization. Request 90-day free trial access to our online certification standards manual
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Assess Your Readiness

Evaluate your certification review readiness with the Review Process Guide.
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Complete Your Application

When you are ready to apply, get in touch with our team to begin the application process.
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After Your Review

Learn more about what happens after your certification review is complete.
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Promote Your Achievement

When you’ve attained The Gold Seal of Approval® – let the world know! Explore our publicity kit for tips and artwork to use.

Contact Us

Still have questions? Our team of experts can help. Tell us what’s on your mind and one of our friendly staff will reach out. Looking for additional ways to distinguish your organization? View the additional certifications we offer to providers.