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Educator Licensing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

These FAQs are designed to assist you in finding answers to your Licensing questions.

All educators seeking licensure in Colorado are required to be fingerprint background checked and must submit an application based on the type of credential being sought. All Educator Licensing applications are located within the eLicensing system. Be aware that there is a non-refundable application processing fee associated with each application being submitted to Educator Licensing for evaluation.

All school districts have access to check the status of a candidate's license.

Any correspondence you send to the Educator Licensing office, letters or email, should include your date of birth for proper identification in retrieving your records.


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For questions, submit a Licensing Support Request form or call 720-739-3304 (7:30 am to 12:30 pm, Monday through Friday).