Board for Certification of Genealogists

Genealogists certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) must renew their certification every five years, through a renewal examination process.

The three categories of certification are:

  • CGSM — Certified Genealogist
  • CGLSM — Certified Genealogical Lecturer
  • CGISM — Certified Genealogical Instructor

Board for Certification of Genealogists
P.O. Box 14291
Washington, DC 20044

For more information, see http://www.bcgcertification.org/