Application Process

The selection and appointment of Seventh-day Adventist career missionaries to fill the need of the world divisions is a primary concern of the Church. Committed, qualified people are needed who embody Seventh-day Adventist core values and who are excited to share the love of Jesus with people outside their own culture.

Please click here for Career Mission Service Opportunities.

Please click here for General Qualifications.

If you believe God is calling you to serve, please click here* to tell us about you and your family, and begin exploring the possibility of mission service. An Associate Secretary of the General Conference or his / her assistant may contact you to get more information or arrange a personal interview.

From the data provided, screening and appropriate matching will be done to ensure that the prospective missionary (and family, if applicable) has the qualifications required to fill the need in the field.

The application process usually takes between three to six months, and more if language study is required. Time for securing visas / work / entry permits varies from country to country and could add additional processing time.

The application process is done under the auspices of the General Conference Secretariat and the International Personnel Resources and Services.

* Please read the privacy policy of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist World Headquarters.