Nomination for Bishop’s Licence

The process for issuing licences from the Bishop is managed by the Registry according to the following process:

LP001 Process for issuing Licences

Rectors, Priests-in-Charge or Ministry Unit Leaders-in Charge, please use this form to nominate persons for a lay licence from the Bishop:

LMF001 Nomination Form for Lay Licence

There is a checklist used for nominations for cleric licences, which may be used for Rectors seeking licences for clergy within the parish or to to initiate the process for licence renewals:

CAF001 Clergy Appointment Process Checklist

Note that a licence cannot be issued without a full safe ministry clearance (i.e. a Category 1 Safe Ministry Clearance). For further information, please see:

Safe Ministry