Educator Licensure

Application Timelines and Provisional removals

 Currently processing applications and provision removals received the week of: March 9, 2020

*Please note that although applications and provision removals are generally completed within 3-5 weeks, during peak times such as the summer hiring season the completion times can take between 6-8 weeks due to the greater volume of files received. Thank you for your patience.

Important Licensure Information: 

  • Several authorized Livescan fingerprinting vendors have temporarily closed in response to the COVID-19 virus, while others have modified their business hours. Click here for a list of vendors who have advised the Department that they are temporarily closed.
  • As of April 1, 2019, the office of Educator Licensure in Carson City moved locations to: 700 E. Fifth Street, Carson City, NV 89701
  • As of May 27, 2019, the Office of Educator Licensure in Las Vegas moved locations to: 2080 E. Flamingo Rd, Suite 210, Las Vegas, NV 89119

New Regulatory changes and effective dates

Due to Nevada Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requirements, all Nevada educators must use our new Self-Reported Experience area on their OPAL Dashboards. Here is a tutorial on how to add your experience:


Carson City Office 775.687.9115
Las Vegas Office 702.486.6458

Please use the form located at the link below: Contact Educator Licensure or the Contact tab above.

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