Certificates

Teaching Certificates

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Apply online using our educator portal, AzEDCert.

Teaching Certificates Related Forms
Apply online or use the Certification Application Form [PDF]
Provisional Transfer to a Standard Certificate Application: Transfer Form [PDF]
Renew online or use the 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
Apply online or use the Certification Application Form [PDF] Provisional
Renew online or use the Substitute/JROTC Renewal Form [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
Apply online or use the Certification Application Form [PDF]
Provisional Transfer to a Standard Certificate Application: Transfer Form [PDF]
Renew online or use the 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 International Teaching Certificate [PDF]

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Certificates

CTE Certificates Related Forms
Apply online or use the Certification Application Form [PDF]
Provisonal Transfer to Standard Application: Transfer Form [PDF]
Renew online or use the Renewal Form [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
Apply online or use the Certification Application Form [PDF]
Renew online or use the 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

Other Forms and Information


Apply on-line!

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Apply online using our educator portal, AzEDCert.

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