Non-tax Certificate for Non-public Teachers and Administrators

The Ohio Department of Education issues non-tax certificates to those who will serve as teachers or administrators in Ohio nonpublic schools.

An application for a new non-tax certificate or a renewal requires the electronic signature of the superintendent or superintendent designee of the employing Ohio non-public school or district that has selected the applicant to teach or serve as an administrator pursuant to Ohio law.

The nontax certificate is available in the following areas:

Permanent Non-Tax Certificate

Valid for teaching, administration and supervision in Ohio chartered nonpublic schools per state law (ORC 3301.071).

As part of the licensure application process, please upload official transcripts indicating that a bachelor’s degree was conferred on a specific date.

  • Please scan and upload your original, official transcript in PDF format only. We cannot accept grade reports, photos/photocopies of transcripts or unofficial transcripts. Before uploading your transcripts, please see the following requirements:
    • Confer date of degree must be visible.
    • Include all pages of transcript (front and back).
    • Registrar's signature and transcript key/guide must be visible.
    • Create one PDF file per transcript (do not upload pages separately).
    • Upload transcripts from multiple universities separately (i.e. each transcript should be one PDF file).

Permanent Non-tax Certificate – Non-tax, Non-bachelor’s

Valid only for teaching world languages, music, religion, computer technology or fine arts in Ohio chartered non-public schools per state law (ORC 3301.071).

The superintendent or chief administrative officer must verify qualifications.

Permanent Non-tax Certificate – Non-chartered, Non-tax Supported Schools

Valid only for teaching in a non-chartered, non-tax supported school per state law (ORC 3301.071). For a listing of these schools, please click here.

Please upload either an official transcript confirming that a bachelor’s degree was conferred on a specific date, or a diploma from a bible college or bible institute as described in state law (ORC 1713.02).

  • Please scan and upload your original, official transcript in PDF format. We cannot accept grade reports, photos/photocopies of transcripts or unofficial transcripts. Before uploading your transcripts, please see the following requirements:
    • Confer date of degree must be visible.
    • Include all pages of transcript (front and back).
    • Registrar's signature and transcript key/guide must be visible.
    • Create one PDF file per transcript (do not upload pages separately).
    • Upload transcripts from multiple universities separately (i.e. each transcript should be one PDF file).

 

Last Modified: 12/3/2015 10:11:40 AM