Director Credential Applications

Applications can be sent to the locations below:

  • Mailing Address: PA Key, 200 North Third Street, 3rd Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101.
  • Email Address:

(Please note that this is not an online application. All applications need to be mailed or emailed to the above addresses.)

Non-refundable fee:

  • Initial Application: $25.00
  • Alternative Pathway Application: $25.00
  • Renewal Application: $50.00

Payment Options:

  • Pay by check or money order. Payable to “PA Key”.
  • Pay online. Attach certificate of payment to application.
    • Log in to
    • Use left menu to click on Training Calendar.
    • Click on Course Catalog.
    • Enter 111493 for the Initial Application fee, 113896 for the Alternative Pathway Application fee, or 111494 for the Renewal Application fee in the Course Title, Competency, or Qualification box.
    • Click View Events.
    • Click View Register Online
    • Review information to make sure it is correct and agree to terms and conditions.
    • Add Event to Cart.
    • Click View Cart.
    • Click Check out by adding your payment information.

Please allow 60-90 days to process a completed application.

Director Credential Practitioner Applications

Director Credential Portfolio Application and Documents

Director Credential Documents

Institutions of Higher Education wanting more information on applying for approval of your Director Credential program of study, view the Higher Education page.

For more information, please contact:

Higher EducationHigher Education at PA Key