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Application Fees and Validity Periods for Licenses and Authorizations

Adult Basic Education Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Initial or Renewal $90 5 years

Added Endorsement (Teacher, SSP, Principal, Administrator)

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $80 5 years

Adjunct Instructor Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Initial or Renewal $90 3 years

Administrator

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Interim $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 3 years
Initial $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 3 years
Professional $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 5 years
Master certificate $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 7 years (5 years for professional license plus 2 years for master certificate)

Career and Technical Education Authorization (CTE)

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Initial $90 3 years
Professional $90 5 years
Added Pathway $90 n/a; added to existing authorization

Educational Interpreter Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $90 5 years

Emergency Educational Interpreter Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $90 1 year (may be renewed up to twice)

Emergency Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $90 1 year (may be renewed once)

Exchange Educator Interim Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $90 1 year (may be renewed once)

Inactivation of a Professional License

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All No charge Not applicable

Intern Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $90 1 year (may not be renewed)

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Instructor Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $90 5 years

Principal

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Alternative Authorization $90 3 years
Interim $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 3 years
Initial $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 3 years
Professional $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 5 years
Master certificate $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 7 years (5 years for professional license plus 2 years for master certificate)

Reactivation of an Inactive Professional License

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $25.00 time remaining on license as of the date of inactivation

Reprint License

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Softcopy No charge dates indicate on credential

Temporary Educator Eligibility (TEE) formerly Special Education Temporary Authorization (SETA)

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $90.00 1 year (may be renewed up to twice)

School Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
All $90 5 years

Alternative Teacher License/Principal Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Alternative Teacher $90

1, 2 or 3 years (depending on program)

Principal Authorization $90 3 years

Special Service Provider (SSP)

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Initial $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 3 years
Professional $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 5 years
Master certificate $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 7 years (5 years for professional license plus 2 years for master certificate)

Substitute Authorization

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
1 year $60 1 year
3 year $90 3 years
5 year $90 5 years

Teacher

Type Fee Valid for (from date of issue)
Alternative $90 1, 2 or 3 years (depending on program)
Interim $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 3 years
Initial $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 3 years
Professional $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 5 years
Master certificate $90 in-state/$110 out-of-state 7 years (5 years for professional license plus 2 years for master certificate)

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