Downloadable Certification Forms

 

Initial Certificate / Approved Area / Endorsement / Intern Certificate Application:
Application for Certification
Use this form for:
  • Applying for Substitute, Initial Teaching, Special Education, CTE, Administrative and Other Certificates
  • Applying for Additional Approved Area
  • Applying for Endorsements, e.g. SEI, ESL, Reading, etc.
 Application for Teaching Intern Certificate
Application for Interim Administrative Certificate
Application for Provisional Foreign Teacher Teaching Certificate
Reciprocal Application / Forms:
Application for Reciprocal Teaching and Reciprocal Administrative Certificate

Use this form for:

  • Out-of-State Applicants Applying for Arizona Certification Under Reciprocity
Application to Extend Reciprocal Teaching and Administrative Certificates
Use this form for:
  • Extending a one-year Reciprocal Teaching or Administrative certificate to three years from date of issue per State Board rule change.
Extension Applications:
Application to Extend a Provisional Teaching Certificate  (aka Extension Form)
Use this form for:
  • Applying for a One-Time Extension of a Provisional Elementary, Provisional Secondary, Provisional Special Education, Provisional Arts Education, or Provisional Early Childhood Certificate
Application to Extend a Provisional Career and Technical Education Certificate
Use this form for:
  • Applying for a One-Time Extension of a Provisional Career and Technical Education Certificate
Application to Extend a Provisional Teaching Certificate (SEI Rule Change)
 Application to Extend a Teaching Intern Certificate
Application to Extend a Reciprocal Teaching Certificate
Application to Extend an Interim Administrative Certificate 
Application to Extend a Provisional Foreign Teacher Teaching Certificate
Conversion Applications:
Application to Convert a Provisional Arts Education, Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, or Special Education Certificate  (aka Conversion Form)
Use this form for:
  • Converting a Provisional Elementary to a Standard
  • Converting a Provisional Secondary to a Standard
  • Converting a Provisional Arts Education PreK-12 to a Standard
  • Converting a Provisional Special Education to a Standard
  • Converting a Provisional Early Childhood to a Standard
Application to Convert a Provisional Adult Education Certificate
Use this form for
  • Converting a Provisional Adult Education Certificate to a Standard Adult Education Certificate.
Application to Convert a Provisional to a Standard Career and Technical Education Certificate 

Use this form for:

  • Converting a Provisional Career and Technical Education Certificate to a Standard
Renewal Applications:
Application for Renewal of Certificate  (aka Renewal Form)
Use this form for renewing the following certificates:
  • Standard Elementary, Secondary, Special Education
  • Standard Career and Technical Education Certificate
  • Specialized Secondary – STEM Certificate
  • Administrative (Principal, Supervisor, Superintendent)
  • Standard Adult Education
  • Athletic Coaching
  • Guidance Counselor
  • School Psychologist
  • Standard Arts Education, PreK-12
  • Native American Language
Application to Renew a Substitute or JROTC Certificate
Application for Renewal of Speech-Language Pathologist, PreK-12 and Speech-Language Technician, PreK-12 Certificates
Use this form for renewing the following certificates:
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Speech-Language Technician
Other Applications and Forms:
Change of Address Request
Application to Remove Deficiencies

Use this form to remove an Arizona constitution, United States constitution, and/or Fingerprint deficiency.

Application for Name Change/Duplicate Copy of Certificate
Verification of PreK-12 Teaching Experience
Verification of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Experience
CTE Teaching Evaluation Verification
Foreign Credential Evaluation Agencies 
Explanation of Incident Form 

Use this form if “YES” is answered to a Criminal History question on your application.

Complete application/form and mail to:

Phoenix Office:
ADE – Certification
PO Box 6490
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6490Hours for the Certification Counter: 8:30 – 4:30