The Application Process
You have already made the first step by reading the information on this website. The second step toward being accredited is to download and complete the application form. (Click here to downloaded form: Application for Accreditation.) Next, have the form notarized with the signature of the director of the school. Then mail the notarized app- lication and a check for the $250.00 application fee to the below address:
1909 Thomas Rd.
Haltom City, TX 76117
On acceptance of your application form, you will be granted immediate candidate status. If for any reason we do not accept the application, you will be informed of the reason and the $250.00 will be returned.
The certificate for Candidate Status will expire six months from the date of issue. Sometime during this six month period you must have an on-site visit. The cost for the onsite inspection, reports, etc. is $750.00. This includes your accreditation plaque. You will also pay for the travel and lodging expenses for one representative. This fee also pays the BIAA membership dues for the current year.
It is important to understand that your school may not be in 100% compliance with all the requirements, but we work with you to improve your program. You will not be turned down if your school does not score 100%. We feel certain that you will be glad you have made the choice to become a part of our membership.
If you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.