Complete the educational requirement (Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the SPEC courses). You may not apply for admission into the registry until you have successfully completed all three courses provided by SPEC and have submitted your comprehensive settlement plan to the RSP Board.
Submit a written settlement plan. Mail four copies of the paper report to: RSP Board, Attention Jack Meligan, 1800 Blankenship Rd., Ste. 160, West Linn, OR 97068. To read the guidelines for this report, click here.
To view a sample settlement plan written by one of the recent recipients of the RSP designation, Joseph Tombs, click here. (Note: This is a comprehensive example. Most submissions are more simple than this sample plan.)
After completing the first two steps, download the application to continue the process.
Meet the experience requirement. Candidates must complete 3 years of qualifying full-time work experience out of the previous five years. Details about your work experience are submitted to the RSP Board on your application for admission. To read the guidelines used to determine acceptable work experience, click here
Submit a completed application with the $1,000 application fee. Candidates who have completed the education requirement and who have submitted a written settlement plan to the RSP Board may apply for admission to the Registry. The RSP Board will then examine the application and determine whether the candidate is eligible for the RSP designation. Upon acceptance, you may begin to use the RSP designation.