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Beginning August 1, 2015 new and existing professional educators will be able to apply for and update their North Carolina licenses online. Instructions and more information are available within the online licensure system.

Go to the new NCDPI Online Licensure System


Licensure Fees
(pdf, 19kb)   UPDATED 11/4/14

Form A - Application for a North Carolina Professional Educator’s License
(pdf, 27kb or doc, 52kb)

Form CE - Verification of Postsecondary Experience
(pdf, 25kb or doc, 61kb)

Form E - Verification of K-12 Educator Experience
(pdf, 27kb or doc, 69kb)

Form NE - Verification of Non-teaching Experience
(pdf, 24kb or doc, 67kb)

Form OS-HQ - Verification of Highly Qualified Status by a State Agency
(pdf, 27kb or doc, 44kb)

Form U - North Carolina Professional Educator’s License Update Form
(pdf, 39kb or doc, 51kb)

Form V - Verification by Institution
(pdf, 17kb or doc, 49kb)

Credit Card Payment Authorization
(pdf, 56kb)

Public School Employee Health Certificate - May be required upon initial employment
(pdf, 13kb)