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Renewal Instructions

The renewal process is a two-step process as follows:

  1. Complete your APHIS Approved Supplemental Training Modules.
  2. Complete and submit your application.

To renew online (recommended method)

To renew via e-mail:

  • Download the pdf-fillable VS Form 1-36A application
  • Read the instructions thoroughly before completing this application. Either electronic or hand signatures are acceptable.
  • Sign the application via electronic or hand signature, and email the application as a password-protected pdf document to the NVAP Coordinator of the State where your business address is.

To renew via paper:

  • Download the pdf-fillable VS Form 1-36A application
  • Read the instructions thoroughly before completing this application. Either electronic or hand signatures are acceptable.
  • Send the application via USPS, FedEx, etc. to the NVAP Coordinator of the State where your business address is.

To renew via FAX:

  • Download the pdf-fillable VS Form 1-36A application
  • Read the instructions thoroughly before completing this application. Either electronic or hand signatures are acceptable.
  • Send the application via FAX to the NVAP Coordinator of the State where your business address is.

Tips

  • You may complete your training anytime during your 3-year renewal cycle but may not apply to renew your accreditation until 6 months prior to your renewal date.
  • NVAP strongly recommends you not postpone the renewal process until just before your accreditation expires. 
  • If you perform accredited duties in more than one State, it is only necessary to renew your accreditation one time.
  • If you have any questions about your renewal, contact your NVAP Coordinator for the State where your business address is located.

Still have questions?

Export requirements frequently change, obtain the current export requirements from the VS Service center in your area before each shipment.

For NVAP questions, see Additional Information or contact your local NVAP Coordinator.

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