United States of America

Washington D.C.
What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

no specific qualification required

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 

Licensing is the responsibility of the District of Columbia Government Washington

Who is responsible for certification?: 

Internal Certification

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

Professional Tourist guide training programme for new associate members
(no college credits are given)

Entry prepared by: 
Guild of Professional Tourist Guides of Washington D.C.
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Updated on: 04/08/14

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