Arizona Department of Education – Tucson Office

Published: January 16th, 2020

Beginning February 2020, the Certification office in Tucson will be officially closed. We are asking that you please communicate this with your staff and remind them of the other options for applying for initial certificates and renewing of current certificates. Please click here for additional information.

  1. Teachers may apply online through the AzEDCert Portal. This is for renewing certificates and applying for initial certificates, endorsements and/or approved areas.
  2. Currently the following services are available only by mail or in person: Certificate extensions, transfers, deficiency removals, name change, and requests for duplicate copy of certificates.
  3. You may also provide the hotline number for individuals to call for support: 602-542-4367.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Phoenix Certification office and we will be happy to assist you.

Please click on the links below for fliers that are available for you to send to your staff.

Click here for additional information regarding the closing of the Tucson office.
Click here for additional information for different ways to apply for certification.