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The BCG Application Guide


The BCG Application Guide, revised 2017 edition (Individuals interested in beginning the certification process should also download a copy of the Preliminary Application Form shown below.) No charge.

The Guide is designed for use with Genealogy Standards, 50th-anniversary edition (Nashville, Tennessee: Ancestry, 2014) .



Prelim Form



Preliminary Application Form, revised 2017 edition. No charge.


OnBoard Newsletter


OnBoard: Newsletter of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG's newsletter, 3 issues per year), $15.00 for a year's subscription. No shipping fees since delivered by e-mail.

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OnBoard Newsletter Back Issues


OnBoard Back Issues - Yearly sets or single back issues are available from 1995 through the present. Click here to view the table of contents for all issues and to order yearly sets or single issues. No shipping fees since delivered by e-mail.

BCG Lapel Pin BCG Lapel Pin (for certified associates only), $10.00. (Shown larger than actual size. It is 3/4" in diameter.)

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