After a minimum of six months of following Srila Prabhupada Ashraya Standards, one may select an ISKCON authorized diksha guru, from amongst ones established siksa gurus. One may also take as much time as required to make this selection.
Responsibility of candidates to choose guru by the exercise of their own intelligence.
Notify the local Temple President or relevant authority
Take written examination issued by ISKCON authority
Receive formal letter of recommendation from ISKCON authority.