Board for Certification of Genealogists<sup>®</sup> <br>P.O. Box 14291 <br>Washington, D.C. 20044 <br>United States of America<br>Web: [http://www.bcgcertification.org/ www.bcgcertification.org] <br>[http://www.bcgcertification.org/associates/index.php Online directory]
*The mission of the Board of Certification is:Since its founding in 1964 by leading American genealogists, BCG has fostered public confidence in genealogy as a respected branch of history in two ways:
:*We promote attainable, high, and uniform standards of competence and ethics among genealogists through programs of outreach, publication, and education. We continue to publish, disseminate, and update these standards as appropriate, and collaborate with others who share this goal.
:*We award the Certified Genealogist® credential to persons whose work meets these standards.
*Certification results from evaluation of work samples in a portfolio submission. Those passing certification are Certified Genealogists®. All [http://www.bcgcertification.org/associates/index.php certified individuals] must agree to a code of ethics.
==== The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen<sup>SM</sup>) ====
International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen<sup>SM</sup>)<br>P.O. Box 4464<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84110-4464<br>United States of America<br>Telephone: toll-free 1-866-813-6729<br> Email: [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com]<br>Web: [http://www.icapgen.org/ www.icapgen.org] <br>[http://www.icapgen.org/find-an-ag-professional/ Online directory]
*The mission of ICAPGen is to advance family history/genealogy work around the world by accrediting and promoting genealogy professionals who are competent, ethical, and reliable, and to support the preservation of and access to genealogical materials.
*Accredited Genealogist® Researchers are listed in the directory have been reviewed for competency and must agree to a [https://www.icapgen.org/professional-ethics/code-of-ethics/ code of ethics].
== Organizations Supporting Professional Genealogists ==