Effective Monday, April 2, 2018, our brand new Online Portal for Applications and Licensure (OPAL) system is live for all educators who wish to apply for licensure, obtain additional endorsements, or renewal their current licenses. The link to OPAL is: https://online.nvdoe.org/#/
If you require a paper application, please contact our licensure staff at: email@example.com and submit a request. We will respond back within 48 hours.
Credit Card Authorization Form
This form is utilized to pay by credit card when mailing in an application to licensure. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Initial licenses and license reapply fees are $180, license renewals are $150, and additional endorsements are $50 each.
Change Forms and Extension Requests
We no longer have forms for these, simply log into your OPAL account and pick from the options available to change your name or address, request a one-time per licensure period 6-month extension, or submit an online request for provision removals.
Verification of Experience
This form is utilized to document verifiable teaching or work experience.
Emergency Substitute Request
This form is utilized by school districts to request that an individual be licensed as an emergency substitute pursuant to NAC 391.330.
Notification of Offer or Termination of Employment (NRS 391.060, Subsection 2)
This form is utilized by school districts or charter schools to request that a non-permanent resident who may legally work in the U.S. be licensed as an educator pursuant to the provisions of NRS 391.060, as amended by AB27 in the 2015 legislative session. It is also used to notify the Department that such an individual's employment has been terminated.
Authorization for Release of Personal Information
This form is utilized to allow the Department of Education to share information pertaining to your application for licensure with a specified individual or entity.
Notification of Arrest
This form is utilized by school districts or charter schools to report the arrest of a licensed employee to the Department of Education pursuant to the requirements of NRS 391.055.
In-Service Course Preapproval
This form is utilized if you are planning on attending a conference, seminar, in-service training session, or other educational opportunity and wish to receive credit toward your license renewal. Please complete and submit the form to the Office of Educator Licensure for approval at least 30 days before attending the event to allow for review and notification time.
In-Service Provider Preapproval
Training providers may request that their program be approved by the Department of Education for educator license renewal credit. This program and the associated form can be found under the Division of Educator Effectiveness and Family Engagement, Office of Educator Development and Support.
Applicant History Disclosure Form
This form is utilized by applicants for employment in certain positions, pursuant to the provisions of AB 362 from the 2017 Legislative Session, to disclose relevant background information to potential employers. This form should not be returned to the Department of Education.
Employment History Verification Form
This form is utilized by prospective employers, pursuant to the provisions of AB 362 from the 2017 Legislative Session, to verify background information disclosed by applicants for employment. This form should not be returned to the Department of Education.