Licensure Document Resources

Licensure Checklists

The Department has created a series of application checklists to assist schools, districts and educational service centers in guiding their employees through the licensure application process. See below for downloadable checklists. Check back for more checklists available soon.

Licensure Roadmap

Review all the steps of the Department’s licensure process and other useful information regarding the online application system on this printable PDF.


Educators renewing with college or university coursework should view the Instructions for Submitting Transcripts before starting the online application.

Licensure Forms

Licensure application forms must be completed by all required parties and uploaded with the online application to avoid processing delays. Please see the licensure webpage associated with each form for additional information and requirements.

Alternative Administrative Specialist License

Alternative Principal License

Alternative Superintendent License

Career-Technical Workforce Development Licenses

Educators applying for a career-technical workforce development teaching license are required to submit a completed CTE-37 form. The employing district or career-technical center must initiate the CTE-37 (after completing the CTE-36 qualification evaluation).

Computer science

The Computer Science Eligibility Verification form must be completed by the employing school district superintendent or principal and submitted directly to the Department.

work experience verification

Renew a 5 Year Professional License

Educators not currently employed in an Ohio school or district who are renewing a five-year professional license with professional development (CEUs or contact hours) completed under their previous Ohio Local Professional Development Committee (LPDC) are required to submit an Educator Leaving an LPDC form. Forms must be completed by the former LPDC.

School Business Manager License

School Treasurer License

Senior and Lead Professional Educator Licenses

Last Modified: 9/21/2023 2:48:45 PM