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For detailed instructions on how to complete the CSSP application, please request a copy of the CSSP Candidate Handbook.

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Your application will not be processed until payment is received. We accept American Express, MasterCard and Visa.
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Completed applications should be submitted by mail or email using the addresses below:
Mail to:
National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security
Attention: CSSP Applications
118 College Drive #5193
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Or
Email to:
CertificationSupport@usm.edu

Statement of Non-Discrimination

NCS4 endorses the principles of equal opportunity.  Eligibility criteria for examination and certification are applied equally to all individuals regardless of age, race, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Fairness and Impartiality

The NCS⁴ constructs policies and guidelines that monitor actual and/or perceived threats to impartiality on an ongoing basis. These policies cover the applicants, candidates and certified persons as well as certification ownership, governance, management systems, personnel, finances, contractual agreements and other activities that may potentially influence the certification scheme.