The world’s largest credentials evaluation organization for the nursing & allied health professions since 1977
How the CGFNS Process Works
–Create your free account in the CGFNS Connect Applicant Portal to apply for our services and receive help from Applicant Navigation Services.
-After you verify your email, fill in the personal information section that we use to confirm your identity.
-Create your password and set your security questions.
-After creating your account, you will then be asked to complete your Applicant Profile.
You do not have to submit any payment information or make any purchases to create your CGFNS Connect account.
After completing your Applicant Profile, use the Service Wizard to view the CGFNS service(s) that meet your needs and that you are eligible to purchase based on the information you’ve provided.
Don’t know which service you need? View the programs and services we offer on the CGFNS website >> View required services by state >> (for nurses only)
Use the Shopping Cart in Connect to purchase your CGFNS service. You will then gain access to all the required forms and instructions to complete your order.
Before you begin, be sure to have information regarding your:
- Secondary education
- Tertiary/Higher professional (Healthcare) education
- Additional education, if any
- Professional work experience
- Professional licenses or registrations
- Official identity documents
In order to apply, you will need to set up a free account on the CGFNS Connect portal. Please follow the instructions on the following page to set up your account (click below to go to the portal).
If you already have an account, click here to login
After purchasing your order in CGFNS Connect, you will receive further instructions for completing your service and document request forms to be sent to your schools and institutions.
Submit these document request forms to your academic and professional authorities. They will complete the forms, attach your documents and send the full package directly to CGFNS to review.
For most services, the documents must be sent by the issuing authority directly to CGFNS. View the document submission requirements for each CGFNS service >>
Our International Credential Evaluators verify and evaluate your documents and issue your report or award your certificate.
Turnaround times for reports and certificates vary depending on your service, country of education, and the complexity of your file.
“CGFNS is a highly reputable and reliable credentials evaluation organization. They were able to help me get my overseas education assessed in a smooth and timely manner. From attaining my CES report for NCLEX exam to VisaScreen, I had no issues with them. I would definitely recommend CGFNS.”
“Definitely recommended for those who seek documents assistance. Very friendly evaluator and does reply quickly. Thank you CGFNS for making things happen.”
“No problems for me. My papers were credentialed and sent to my state board in less than a month. They responded to my questions over email in 1 business day.”
“I highly recommend CGFNS for evaluation purposes and in fact I recommended it already to my colleague here in Saudi Arabia”
“CGFNS has a very nice supportable staff, and had help me a lot over my bachelor certification from Brazil into US. They are quick after they receive the documents and very trustful. I recommend it’s process 100 percent! = )”