First Time Applicant?

Choosing a Level:

There are 4 levels of NACP: Provisional, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced
These levels are based on experience and training.

New Provisional Advocate Credential Application
No experience in the field required, completion of a pre-approved training course required.

  • Application Fee: $70.00*
    *Military Application Fee: $55.00 (discount applies to all military victim advocates and civilian advocates providing advocacy services at or for any military installation).

New Basic Advocate Credentialing Application
A minimum of 3900 hours (2 years) experience.

  • Application Fee: $140.00*
    *Military Application Fee: $110.00 (discount applies to all military victim advocates and civilian advocates providing advocacy services at or for any military installation).

New Intermediate Advocate Credentialing Application
A minimum of 7800 hours (4 years) experience. 

  • Application Fee: $140.00*
    *Military Application Fee: $110.00 (discount applies to all military victim advocates and civilian advocates providing advocacy services at or for any military installation).

New Advanced Advocate Credentialing Application
A minimum of 15,600 hours (8 years) experience.

  • Application Fee: $140.00*
    *Military Application Fee: $110.00 (discount applies to all military victim advocates and civilian advocates providing advocacy services at or for any military installation).

For a list of Training Requirements, please visit the Training Requirements page for details.