Become a Master Guardian

How do I apply to become a National Master Guardian (NMG)?

In order to submit an application to become an NMG, you must first be an NCG in good standing. The application can be found after logging in to your account. (Click on the “login” button at the top right corner of the website and sign into your account.)

Once on your dashboard, you will see a button for “National Master Guardian.” Clicking on that button will take you to the NMG application. Follow the process outlined to submit your application.

Rules and Regulations

NMG Rules and Regulations


Application Fee
NMG Exam Application: $525 (includes a $275 non-refundable application fee)

Retest Fee
NMG Exam Retest: $275 (includes a $100 non-refundable fee)