Certificates

Teaching Certificates

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Teaching Certificates Related Forms
Initial Certificate Application: Certification Application Form [PDF]
Provisional Transfer to a Standard Certificate Application: Transfer Form [PDF]
Renew a Standard Certificate Application: Renewal Form [PDF]

Do you need to verify full-time PreK-12 teaching experience?
Use the Verification of PreK-12 Teaching Experience form
Do you have a valid out-of-state certificate?
Look at our reciprocity information.

Are you looking for the Teaching Intern Certificate information?
Look at our Teaching Intern Educator Prep Program information.

Substitute and JROTC Certificates

Substitute and JROTC Certificates Related Forms
Initial Certificate Application: Certification Application Form [PDF]
Renewal Application: Renewal of Substitute and JROTC [PDF]

Alternative Teaching (Teaching Intern / Teacher In Residence)

Alternative Teaching Related Forms
Initial Application: Application for the Alternative Teaching Certificate [PDF]
Extension Application: Application to Extend an Alternative Teaching Certificate [PDF]

Adult Education

Adult Education Related Forms
Initial Certificate Application: Certification Application Form [PDF]
Provisional Transfer to a Standard Certificate Application: Transfer Form [PDF]
Renew a Standard Certificate Application: Renewal Form [PDF]

International Teaching (Foreign Teaching / Teacher Exchange)

International Teaching Related Forms
Initial Application: Application for the International Teaching Certificate [PDF]
Extension Application: Application to Extend a Foreign Teaching Certificate [PDF]

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Certificates

CTE Certificates Related Forms
Initial CTE Certificate Application: Certification Application Form [PDF]
Provisonal Transfer to Standard Application: Transfer Form [PDF]
Renew a Standard Certificate Application: Renewal Application [PDF]
Verification of Work Experience 
CTE Guidance Document [PDF]
Do you need to verify full-time PreK-12 teaching experience?
Use the Verification of PreK-12 Teaching Experience form
Do you have a valid out-of-state certificate?
Look at our reciprocity information.

Are you looking for the Alternative Teaching Certificate information?
Look at our Alternative Teaching / Teaching Intern Educator Prep Program Information.

Administrative Certificates

Administrative Certificates Related Forms
Initial Certificate Application: Certification Application Form [PDF]
Renew a Standard Certificate Application: Renewal Form [PDF]
Interim Application: Application for Interim Administrative Certificate [PDF]
Interim Extension: Application to Extend Interim Administrative Certificate [PDF]
Do you need to verify full-time PreK-12 teaching experience?
Use the Verification of PreK-12 Teaching Experience form
Do you have a valid out-of-state certificate?
Look at our reciprocity information.

Professional Non-Teaching

Professional Non-Teaching Certificates Related Forms
Initial Application: Certification Application Form [PDF]
Renewal Application: Renewal Form [PDF]

Other Forms and Information


Submit application by mail to:

ADE – Certification
PO Box 6490
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6490

Applications may be submitted in-person at the Certification Counter at:

Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Hours for the Certification Counter: 8:30 – 4:30