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The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists, internationally recognized as ICAPGen, sets standards for the genealogical community through comprehensive written and oral examinations.

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Effective 1 October 2017, the testing schedule has changed. Read more here.

New! Samples of full four-generation reports are now available on our samples’ page. To see them click here.

July 2017 version of the publication Guide to Applying for an AG® Credential is now available. It gives ICAPGen’s requirements for credentialing all in one easy to review PDF format. Be sure and check it for changes in procedures. There is a discrepancy on the regions between the guide and what is found on the website. Please refer to the website to see the regions that are available. To download it free, click here

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Prefer to see it in HTML, go to our updated testing pages. Also, be sure to check out our new “Resources, Record Types, and Strategies Lists.” They offer great preparation material to jump start your journey to becoming an AG® Professional.

Announcing a change to our requirements to join a study group. For details click here.

Book Available by ICAPGen!

Becoming an Excellent GenealogistICAPGen is very pleased to recommend our latest book: Becoming an Excellent Genealogist: Essays on Professional Research Skills, edited by Kory L. Meyerink, MLS, AG, FUGA; Tristan L. Tolman, AG; and Linda K. Gulbrandsen, AG. Genealogical research has become one of the most popular pastimes in the United States. As the popularity of genealogical research continues to grow, so does the need for guidance that takes the researcher beyond basic, introductory instruction. This book provides higher levels of instruction to help you become a more excellent genealogist. It illustrates how to use sources and information better, develop more advanced research and analytical skills, and learn new methodologies. The book is softcover and 234 pages. Price is $24.95 plus shipping. Click here to order yours today!

To avoid shipping charges, order the eBook version through Amazon. Click here to order the eBook version for Kindle.



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