Please complete the following forms so we can begin the licensing process. Please contact Andy Jelliffe ( at the District Office if you have any questions.  When these steps are completed you will be invited to the District Office for your accreditation interview.

In order to be licensed as an official worker with the Metropolitan District you will need to complete the following steps:

  • Background Check – Please download the Authorization Form, fill it out, and return it to the Metro District Office via email or regular mail, so we can do a background check. This is standard procedure for every worker.

  • I-9 Form Please download, fill out, and return pages 7-8 of this I-9 Form to the district office via email or regular mail. Please be sure to include the appropriate form(s) of identification as indicated on page 9 of the form. Please DO NOT fax the forms since the ID(s) never come through clearly.

  • Official Transcript – Please contact your college/seminary and request your official Bible school transcript which indicates your Bible/Theological/Ministry training (30 credits minimum). Please email or send to the Metro District, PO Box 7060, Newark, NJ 07107. (NOTE: you will NOT need to send a transcript if you do not have any Bible/theology credits earned. Please contact the Metro District Office with any questions or for further information regarding transcript requirements.)

  • Church Licensing Request – Please have your church governance authority fill out this form and submit to the district the following request for licensing: official request indicating the start date and what position you as candidate will be appointed to fill. Candidate’s ministry description should include: position, accountability structure, compensation, hours expected to work (20 hrs/week minimum), and key ministry responsibilities. If you are not yet connected with a local Alliance church, please contact District Superintendent Kelvin Walker to fill out the online form (you may use the same authorization link).