Reciprocity

Information, Requirements and Related Applications/Forms

Fingerprint Reciprocity:
The approved states for fingerprint reciprocity are:

Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Arizona Fingerprint Card Information:  Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card Information[PDF] Fingerprint Card Application:  Contact the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS)at (602) 223-2279 to request an IVP Fingerprint Card Packet.  Required for ALL applicants, including out-of-state educators.Fingerprint Reciprocity Application:  Testament Form For Fingerprint Reciprocity [PDF]
 
Comparable Out-of-State Exams
View comparable out-of-state exams by state to waive the Arizona Educator Exam(AEPA/NES).
 
Reciprocal Provisional Teaching [PDF]

Out of state Secondary certificates with ONLY the
APPROVED AREA
OF SOCIAL STUDIES
are NOT COMPARABLE and will NOT be ACCEPTED
under the rules of RECIPROCITY

 

Arizona Reciprocal Teaching Certificates:

  • Provisional Elementary Education, 1-8
  • Provisional Secondary Education, 7-12
  • Provisional Early Childhood Education, Birth – Age 8 or Grade 3
  • Provisional Arts Education, PreK-12
  • Provisional Special Education Certificates

Initial Application:  Application for Reciprocal Teaching and Reciprocal Administrative Certificate [PDF]

Transfer to 3-Year Provisional Application:  Application to Transfer Reciprocal Teaching/Administrative Certificate [PDF]

Related Form:  Verification of K-12 Teaching Experience [PDF]

Reciprocal Principal, PreK-12[PDF]

Initial Application:  Application for Reciprocal Teaching and Reciprocal Administrative Certificate [PDF]

Transfer to 6-Year Certificate Application:   Application to Transfer Reciprocal Teaching/Administrative Certificate [PDF]

Reciprocal Superintendent, PreK-12[PDF]

Initial Application:  Application for Reciprocal Teaching and Reciprocal Administrative Certificate [PDF]

Transfer to 6-Year Certificate Application:   Application to Transfer Reciprocal Teaching/Administrative Certificate [PDF]

Reciprocal Supervisor, PreK-12[PDF]

Initial Application:  Application for Reciprocal Teaching and Reciprocal Administrative Certificate [PDF]

Transfer to 6-Year Certificate Application:   Application to Transfer Reciprocal Teaching/Administrative Certificate [PDF]