The Office of Educator Licensure
We are currently processing applications received week of
January 12, 2015
Only applications having a cleared background by the
Nevada Department of Public Safety and FBI
will be processed.
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The Office of Educator Licensure serves all seventeen Nevada counties throughout the state, with locations in both Carson City and Las Vegas. Our mission is to provide top-quality customer service and to
effectively & efficiently evaluate educator license applications in
an expeditious manner, while ensuring that only those fully-qualified
We have recently updated our website, and quite a few things
have changed. The following synopsis
will give you an idea what information is available on each page.
- Apply for
a License/Endorsement – This page contains general information on license
types and requirements for licensure.
It also lists the different areas of licensure and endorsement that are
available, and has links to specific qualifications for each license or
– All forms utilized by the Office of Educator Licensure are available in printable
PDF format on this page.
Updates – This page contains brief synopses of recent law and regulation
changes that may affect the licensure process.
License Lookup – Use this page to check the status of a Nevada educator
Asked Questions – Find answers to some of the most common questions
regarding the licensure process.
(Moving to Nevada) – The Office of Educator licensure encourages educators
who are currently licensed in another state to apply for a reciprocal license
in Nevada. Visit this page to find out
if your current state’s license may qualify for reciprocity.
a Current License – This page contains guidelines for renewing a Nevada
educator license, as well as information on how to make changes to your
Requirements – Visit this page for an overview of Nevada’s requirements for
competency testing and state-mandated testing.