Follow these steps to apply for certification services:
Find the application that you would like to complete by using the links to forms and information below.
Review the appropriate requirements and application checklist.
Assemble the required documentation/information as appropriate such as a copy of your valid IVP Fingerprint Card, Official Transcripts, Verification of Teaching Experience, Verification of Work Experience, etc. See specific requirements for additional documentation/information required.
Complete and submit the application with appropriate fee and required documentation/information.
Allow 4-10 weeks for processing depending on the time of year.
Use the links below to review specific requirements and find the appropriate applications and forms:
icon questionHave you recently completed an Educator Prep Program (EPP)? You should have received an Institutional Recommendation (IR). Please submit the completed IR in lieu of the regular application(s).
Note: Applicants who are using degrees or coursework completed through a foreign institute of higher education to meet certification requirements must submit a foreign equivalency evaluation. You may access a list of foreign credentialing agencies here.
If you are a recent graduate of an in-state approved educator prep program, you should obtain an Institutional Recommendation