CGFNS International is an immigration-neutral nonprofit organization, globally recognized as an authority on credentials evaluation of the education, registration and licensure of nurses, health care and other professionals worldwide.
CGFNS is comprised of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools, the International Commission on Healthcare Professions and the International Consultants of Delaware.
CGFNS and its divisions provide products and services that validate international professional credentials and supports international regulatory and educational standards for health care professionals.
CGFNS protects the public by ensuring that nurses and other health care professionals educated in countries other than the United States are eligible and qualified to meet licensure, immigration and other practice requirements in the United States.
The mission of CGFNS International (also known as the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools) is to serve the global community through programs and services that verify and promote the knowledge-based practice competency of health care professionals.
CGFNS International focuses on four key objectives:
- To develop and administer a predictive testing and evaluation program for nurses educated outside the United States.
- To provide a credentials evaluation service for health care professionals educated and/or born outside the United States.
- To serve as a clearinghouse for information on international nursing education and licensure.
- To conduct and publish studies relevant to internationally educated nurses.
The vision of CGFNS is to be the premier source of credentials evaluation and professional development services that provide strategic value and direction to health care professionals worldwide.
For further information, please visit website: cgfns.org/