What is the Credential Verification Service for New York State?
The Credential Verification Service for New York State verifies the authenticity of international education and licensure credentials for the State of New York.
The Credential Verification Service for New York State is for those health care professionals educated outside the United States who wish to practice in New York. As specified by the state, CGFNS International completes a verification of foreign education and credentials. New York State Education Department then completes the actual evaluation of the verified credentials.
Who Orders the Service?
- Registered Nurses
- Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurses
- Physical Therapists
- Physical Therapist Assistants
- Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
Who Receives the Report?
- The New York State Education Department