State Chamber Information

For: State Chambers of Commerce

Please note that hard-copy applications are no longer accepted by the U.S. Chamber Accreditation program.


STEP 1: Determine whether your chamber is ready to apply

If you have not already done so, please take a few minutes to take the Accreditation Self-Analysis Survey to find out if your chamber meets the minimum requirements necessary to apply for Accreditation.
Accreditation Self-Analysis Survey


Step 2: Let us know you plan to apply for Accreditation

You must submit your "Intent to Apply" at least one month prior to submitting the application.  However, it is strongly recommend that you submit your intent as you first begin to work on the application. Filling out an intent to apply form will allow the chamber to receive communications from the Accreditation staff regarding program updates
Submit your intent to apply online


Step 3: Download and complete the application

The digital Accreditation application is comprised of 9 separate PDFs. To apply, please click on the link below to begin and complete your application. 
State Chamber of Commerce Accreditation Application


Step 4: Submit your application

Once your application has been completed, please save the PDF files to a USB drive.  Mail the USB along with a hard copy of the Signature and Authorization page and your application fee of $699 (members) or $1,199 (nonmembers) to:

Attn: Accreditation Program, Ali Ehrlich
Political Affairs and Federation Relations
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062


If you have any questions, please contact Ali Ehrlich or call 202-463-5760