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Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute Certification Program

Applications will be accepted from October 1 through December 31 each year. Applications submitted without payment will not be reviewed until payment is received.

Any applications received after December 31 will not be accepted.

Once received, applications will be reviewed by the VSI Certification Committee. Decisions will be made by March 15. Applicants will be notified via email, and certificates will be awarded during the annual VSI conference in April. Those who cannot attend the conference will receive their certificate by mail.

For questions about the appeals process, including incomplete applications, please refer to the guidebook.

Initial Certification Application