Petition for Site-Survey. This step entails the organization’s request to the AACME®’s Accreditation Review Committee (ARC) to verify the organization’s qualifications for a Site-Survey. If the organization applying for accreditation is located outside the United States of America, the Accreditation Review Committee (ARC) reserves the right to conduct any alternative method(s) to verify the qualifications of the organization, prior to traveling to the site[1].


[1] This method is only used when the organization’s geographic location is in countries that were issued a “Travel Alert”.