Exempt Institutions Required to File a Bond

Please review [O.C.G.A. § 20-3-250.3] #13 OR #14 to review these specific exemption categories.
Contact Ms. Magda Rivers at mrivers@gnpec.ga.gov should you have any questions regarding the application process or in order to set up a login account.
Please follow the directions below to log into Edvera. Once you have logged in, you may update your contact information and begin submitting the information and/or documents needed to renew your institution’s exemption from other GNPEC requirements.
1. Visit the following website: https://ga.edvera.com or the Edvera tab of gnpec.georgia.gov.
2. Enter the login information provided by the GNPEC staff member and click “Log in”.
Update Account Information
3. You will now see your “Dashboard” with your institution's information listed.
a. Your name should appear in the top right corner of the screen.
b. Click on your name to access your Profile and Notifications (this is your mailbox).
c. If needed, please update your contact information. 
d. Save the information by clicking the save button at the bottom of the screen.
4. Select the “Documents” tab at the top of the page.
a. Select the “+Start Document” tab.
b. Select “Bond Only Exemption”.
c. Select “Continue” if the correct application is listed at the top of the screen. 
d. Enter your institution’s information into each appropriate field. You can save this document and return if necessary. The document will be under the In Progress tab under Documents.
e. Upload the most recent audited financial statement and current accreditation documentation. 
Approval Process
5. Once you have completed the forms, click the “submit” button at the bottom of the screen.
a. Once you have provided all required information, your institution’s status will be “Pending RS Approval”. After it has been reviewed and approved, you will receive a confirmation email. You may print this information for your records.
Additional Requirements
6. Original proof of the bond and the Financial Viability Assessment Fee ($500) must be submitted to the GNPEC office at the listed address:
Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
Attn: Bond Exemption
2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084
Please note that a late fee will apply to renewal applications and FVA fees not received 30 days prior to the June 30 expiration date.