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Council Registration


The new registration initiative for Citizen Corps Councils and CERT Programs has begun!

Register your Council
Register your CERT Program

The registration effort will help better connect the public to Councils and will provide a snapshot of community activities and initiatives that support disaster resilience. Local Council Profiles are posted on the National Citizen Corps website and are viewable by the public.

If you have begun, but not yet finished the registration process, please log-in to continue.

Registration Resources for Download

Registration Tutorial Videos

Webinars for Registration Support

Webinar for State Citizen Corps Council and CERT Program Coordinators

Webinar for local Citizen Corps Council Coordinators

Webinar for local CERT Program Coordinators

Inquiries and Technical Assistance

Local Councils should contact their State Coordinator for assistance:

For reporting technical difficulties and submitting comments on the registration and/or National Citizen Corps website, send correspondence to (be sure to include the State in which your Council operates):

OMB Information

FEMA Form 646-0-10ONL

OMB No: 1660-0098

Expiration: 02-28-2013


Authority:   5 U.S.C. 301; Executive Order 13254, “Establishing the USA Freedom Corps”

(January 29, 2002).

Purpose:  FEMA is collecting this information to provide state and local contact information for Citizen Corps Councils and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Programs to members of the public who are interested in becoming more prepared and/or for getting involved in community activities.  This information also showcases the capabilities of each local Council and CERT Program as well as recognizes them as an approved entity within the state. 

Routine Uses: This information may be disclosed as generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. § 552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, including disclosing this information as necessary and authorized by the routine uses published in DHS/ALL– 006 Citizen Corps Database(December 19, 2008, 73 FR 77785) ( and upon written request, by agreement, or as required by law.

Disclosure: Furnishing this information is voluntary; however if you choose not to provide the information, FEMA may be unable to complete your Citizen Corps or CERT registration or exchange information about, or facilitate your involvement in Citizen Corps or CERT  initiatives.


FEMA Form 646-0-10ONL

Public reporting burden for this form is estimated to average 1 hour per response. The burden estimate includes the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and submitting the form. This collection of information is required to obtain or retain benefits. You are not required to respond to this collection of information unless a valid OMB control number is displayed in the upper right corner of this form. Send comments regarding the accuracy of the burden estimate and any suggestions for reducing the burden to: Information Collections Management, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington VA 20598-3005, Paperwork Reduction Project (1660-0098). NOTE: DO NOT SEND YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO THIS ADDRESS.