Application Instructions (step-by-step)

Posted: Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:02pm Updated: Mon, 11/23/2015 - 2:18pm

 

Apply for a Career Specialist Permit:

You need to do the following:

  1. Click on “Add Application” on the right hand side.
  2. Click the “Original” in the 1st action slot.
  3. Choose “Career Specialist Permit” in the next.
  4. Type in “Your subject area” in the type in box
  5. Click “Next”.
  6. In this step it’s going to ask tell you that the IDOE will review your file and No Recommending Institution is needed.
  7. Click “next”
  8. Answer the “legal” questions. If you answer yes to any of them, you will need to upload the documentation required. Click “Next.”
  9. This step will ask you to upload all of your required documents, Transcripts, etc. Upload the required documentation(see steps below). Click “Next.”
    • Click on the “browse” button
    • Locate your documents in your computer (you should have previously scanned this document into your computer and saved it as a pdf document)
    • Double click on the located document name
    • LVIS should then show this as an attached document to the application
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to “Submit Application.” If not, you need to fix what is missing.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click “Review Summary.”
  15. Click box under Refund Policy.
  16. Click “Submit.”

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Create an Application for Renewal with PGP

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side.
  3. Click Create A New
  4. Click Create New PGP
  5. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  6. Enter the date of activity
  7. Enter the number of Hours
  8. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  9. If you are teaching at an Indiana School, click Save (if not go to step 11). You do not have to upload documentation. You will need to walk your documents to your administrator and show them your documentation after you enter all 90 points and submit your PGP for approval.
  10. If you are not teaching at a school, click Browse to upload the document/certificate. Then click Save
  11. Repeat 5-8 until you get 90+ points entered. Once you have 90+ points entered, continue with step 12.
  12. Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification:”
  13. Click the dot for one of the following: Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    1. If you select Teaching at an Indiana School:
      1. If the highest license you are renewing is an Instructional or a School Services license and you are teaching at an Indiana School, select the School where you are teaching.
      2. If the highest license you are renewing is an Administrator at an Indiana School license and you are teaching at an Indiana School, select the Corporation where you are an administrator
    2. If you, select Other.
    3. Type in your employment description. BE BRIEF. Examples are listed.
  14. 14) Click Submit PGP for Verification

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps.

  • If you are teaching at a school, you need to take your documents to your principal and let him/her know you have submitted the PGP for his/her verification.
  • If you are not teaching at an Indiana School, our office will approve/verify your PGP.

Once your PGP is approved, you will get an e-mail stating it has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps

  1. Click Add Application
  2. Select Renewal
  3. Select the license you are renewing
  4. Select Professional Growth Plan (PGP)
  5. Click Next
  6. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  7. Upload the required documentation. Click Next
  8. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  9. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  10. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  11. Fill out all the Billing information.
  12. Click Review Summary.
  13. Click box under Refund Policy.
  14. ClickSubmit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for Renewal with Coursework

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Add Application on the right hand side.
  3. Click the Renewal.
  4. Choose the license you are renewing.
  5. Click Coursework button for the renewal. Click Next
  6. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry
    1. Select the State.
      1. If Indiana, Select the University.
      2. If out-of-state, Type in the name of the college/university.
  7. Click Next
  8. Answer the questions. If you answer yes to any of them, you will need to upload the documentation required. Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation. Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Click box under Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process

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Create an LVIS Account

  1. Go to https://license.doe.in.gov/ - License Verification and Information System (LVIS)
  2. Click Create Profile
  3. Fill out all the required fields and click Create Profile.
  4. Go to your personal e-mail and find the e-mail(s) LVIS just sent you. It will be from “System Administrator.” If it ended up in your SPAM/JUNK e-mail folder, you need to add the e-mail address to your contact or safe senders list.
  5. Click the link Verify e-mail.

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Change your e-mail address in your LVIS account

You must change your e-mail in your LVIS account. We cannot do it for you, because you need to verify that you are getting e-mails once you change it in your account. Please do the following:

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Click Edit Profile on the right hand side.
  3. Type in your new e-mail address in the “E-mail” box and in the “Verify E-Mail” box.
  4. Click Save Profile.
  5. Log into your e-mail account. Look for an e-mail from “System Administrator.”
  6. If you don’t see it, check in your SPAM/JUNK file. If it does end up in spam/junk, you need to add this address to your contacts or safe senders list. If you don’t, you will not see the e-mails that are sent regarding your license/permit.
  7. Click the link in the e-mail to verify that you have indeed changed your e-mail address.
  8. That link will take you to LVIS and there will be a link for you to click if you need to “Get Started.”

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Apply for a Degree change

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Click Degree Change Request on the right hand side.
  3. Select New Degree in drop down.
  4. Click in Effective On date. Select Month, Year and click date.
  5. Upload Official Transcripts showing degree earned and date conferred.
  6. Fill out all the Billing information.
  7. Click Review Summary.
  8. Click box under Refund Policy.
  9. Click Submit

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Create an Application for Substitute Permit

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click on Substitute Teacher Permit under Permits.
  3. Type the subject area in the Subject/Endorsement Areas. Click Next
  4. Update your Employer. Click Update in the first paragraph.
  5. Using the dropdown, Select the corporation, NOT the school where you will be Substitute teaching.
  6. Click Submit Employer
  7. Click Return to Application. Your employer should now be listed. Click Next
  8. Answer questions. If requested, upload required documentation and provide description. Click Next
  9. Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Click box under Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for an Original Administrative License

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click Add Application on the right hand side.
  3. Select Original
  4. Select Administrative
  5. Select the requirement type.
  6. Type in the Subject Areas. Click Next.
  7. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry. Select the State.
  8. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
  9. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  10. Click Next
  11. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  12. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation. Click Next. Read the paragraphs below the required documentation for instructions on what to do if you don’t have the required documents or if they won’t upload.
  13. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  14. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  15. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  16. Fill out all the Billing information.
  17. Click Review Summary.
  18. Click box under Refund Policy.
  19. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for Communication Disorders

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click on Add Application on the right hand side.
  3. Select Original for Application Action.
  4. Select Instructional for Application Type
  5. Select Communication Disorders for Requirement Type
  6. Type SLP or Communication Disorders in Subject and/or Endorsement Areas
  7. Click Next
  8. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry
  9. Select the State.
    1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
    2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  10. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry.
  11. BE SURE TO ADD ALL COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES. Once you have entered them all, Click Next.
  12. Answer the questions. If you answer yes to any of them, you will need to upload the documentation required. Click Next.
  13. Upload the required documentation. Click Next. If you are an out-of-state applicant, LVIS will not ask for a copy of your Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) license. Please upload a copy of it under the “Other Document”. Be sure to READ ALL the information on this page.
    • For more information about the IPLA license, go to http://in.gov/pla/speech.htm
  14. Click Next.
  15. If you have everything completed, you will be able to “Submit Application.” If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  16. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  17. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  18. Fill out all the Billing information.
  19. Click Review Summary.
  20. Click box under Refund Policy.
  21. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for an Original Instructional License

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click Add Application on the right hand side.
  3. Select Original
  4. Select Instructional
  5. Select Original Instructional
  6. Type in the Subject Areas. Click Next.
  7. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry. Select the State.
  8. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
  9. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  10. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry
  11. Click Next
  12. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  13. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation. Click Next. Read the paragraphs below the required documentation for instructions on what to do if you don’t have the required documents or if they won’t upload.
  14. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  15. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  16. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  17. Fill out all the Billing information.
  18. Click Review Summary.
  19. Click box under Refund Policy.
  20. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for an Original School Services License

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click Add Application on the right hand side.
  3. Select Original
  4. Select School Services
  5. Select Original School Services
  6. Type in the Subject Areas (i.e.: School Nurse, School Counselor, etc.). Click Next.
  7. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry. Select the State.
  8. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
  9. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  10. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry
  11. Click Next
  12. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  13. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation. Click Next. Read the paragraphs below the required documentation for instructions on what to do if you don’t have the required documents or if they won’t upload.
  14. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  15. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  16. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  17. Fill out all the Billing information.
  18. Click Review Summary.
  19. Click box under Refund Policy.
  20. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for an Original Emergency Permit (Instructional, Administrative or School Services)

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Click Add Application on the right hand side.
  3. Select “Original”
  4. Select “Educational Permit”
  5. Select the type of Emergency Permit: Instructional, Administrative, or School Services
  6. Type in the Subject Areas you wish to have on your license.
  7. Enter the school corporation where you are employed for this emergency permit. Click “Submit Employer.” Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation. Click “Next.” Read the paragraphs below the required documentation for instructions on what to do if you don’t have the required documents.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to “Submit Application.” If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click “Review Summary.”
  15. Click box under Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application to convert Initial Practitioner (IP) License to a Proficient Practitioner (PP) License

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click on “Add Application” on the right hand side.
  3. Click “Conversion”
  4. Choose the license you are converting.
  5. Click “Conversion Instructional – Initial Practitioner”
  6. Click “Next”
  7. Click “Next.”
  8. Answer the questions. If you answer yes to any of them, you will need to upload the documentation required. Click “Next.”
  9. Upload the required documentation. Click “Next.”
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to “Submit Application.” If not, you need to fix what is missing.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary
  15. Click box under Refund Policy.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

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Create an Application to Renew an Initial Practitioner (IP) License

  1. Create a Word Document and Save it to your computer so you can upload it in LVIS. In the document, state why you haven’t completed the IMAP requirement. It can be as simple as “I haven’t’ completed IMAP,” or as detailed as 1-2 paragraphs.
  2. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  3. Click “Add Application” on the right hand side.
  4. Select “Renewal.”
  5. Choose the license you wish to renew. The license area will populate underneath what you just selected. Click Next.
  6. Click Next again.
  7. Answer the questions. If any are yes, you will need to provide additional documentation. Click Next.
  8. You will upload your valid CPR card and the word document I mentioned above. Click Next.
  9. If you have everything completed, you will be able to “Submit Application.” If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  10. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  11. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  12. Fill out all the Billing information.
  13. Click Review Summary.
  14. Click box under Refund Policy.
  15. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application to Renew an Initial Practitioner (IP) License for a 3rd time

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Click on “Professional Growth Plan” on the right hand side.
  3. Click Create New PGP 2 times
  4. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  5. Enter the date of activity
  6. Enter the number of Hours
  7. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  8. If you are not teaching at a school, click browse to upload the document (certificate). Then click Save
  9. If you are teaching at an Indiana School, click save.
  10. Repeat 9-14 until you get 90 + points entered.

Once you have 90+ points enter, Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification.”

  1. Click the dot for one of the following: Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    1. If you select Teaching at an Indiana School:
      1. If the highest license you are renewing is an Instructional or a School Services license and you are teaching at an Indiana School, select the School where you are teaching.
      2. If the highest license you are renewing is an Administrator at an Indiana School license and you are teaching at an Indiana School, select the Corporation where you are an administrator
    2. If you, select Other.
      1. Type in your employment description. BE BRIEF. Examples are listed.
  2. 2) Click Submit PGP for Verification

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps.

  • If you are teaching at a school, you need to take your documents to your principal and let him/her know you have submitted the PGP for his/her verification.
  • If you are not teaching at an Indiana School, our office will approve/verify your PGP.

Once your PGP is approved, you will get an e-mail stating it has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps

You need to do the following:

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Click on “Add Application” on the right hand side.
  3. Click the appropriate action.
  4. Choose the license.
  5. Click “Next”.
  6. A recommending institution is not required. Click “Next ,”
  7. Answer the questions. If you answer yes to any of them, you will need to upload the documentation required. Click “Next.”
  8. Upload the required documentation.
    1. For the IMAP document, create a Word Document that states, “This is my 3rd Renewal and I have completed a PGP, which has been approved.”
    2. For information on approved CPR providers go to: http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/cpr-heimlich-maneuver-aed-certification
  9. If you have everything completed, you will be able to “Submit Application.” If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing documentation will be listed in RED
  10. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  11. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  12. Fill out all the Billing information.
  13. Click Review Summary.
  14. Click box under Refund Policy.
  15. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for a Renewal and Addition (Renewal with Coursework)

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click Add Application.
  3. Select Renewal and Addition
  4. Select the license you are renewing
  5. Type in the Subject and/or Endorsement Area you are adding. You CANNOT add an administrative area to an instructional license. You MUST apply for an original administrative license.
  6. Select Coursework for renewal.
  7. Select how you are adding your content area (Coursework or Content Exam). Click Next.
  8. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry. Enter the college where you did your coursework for the renewal.
    1. Select the State.
      1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
      2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  9. Click Next
  10. If Indiana, select the Indiana College/University. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university. Click Next
  11. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  12. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation. Click Next.
  13. If you have everything completed, you will be able to click Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  14. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  15. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  16. Fill out all the Billing information.
  17. Click Review Summary.
  18. Click box under Refund Policy.
  19. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

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Create an Application for a Renewal and Addition (Renewal with PGP)

Renewal and Addition (Renewal with PGP)

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click on Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side.
  3. Click Create A New
  4. Click Create New PGP
  5. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  6. Enter the date of activity
  7. Enter the number of Hours
  8. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  9. If you are teaching at an Indiana School, click Save (if not go to step 11). You do not have to upload documentation. You will need to walk your documents to your administrator and show them your documentation after you enter all 90 points and submit your PGP for approval.
  10. If you are not teaching at a school, click Browse to upload the document/certificate. Then click Save
  11. Repeat 5-8 until you get 90+ points entered. Once you have 90+ points entered, continue with step 12.
  12. Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification:”
  13. Click the dot for one of the following: Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    1. If you select Teaching at an Indiana School:
      1. If the highest license you are renewing is an Instructional or a School Services license and you are teaching at an Indiana School, select the School where you are teaching.
      2. If the highest license you are renewing is an Administrator at an Indiana School license and you are teaching at an Indiana School, select the Corporation where you are an administrator
    2. If you, select Other.
    3. Type in your employment description. BE BRIEF. Examples are listed.
  14. Click Submit PGP for Verification

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps.

  • If you are teaching at a school, you need to take your documents to your principal and let him/her know you have submitted the PGP for his/her verification.
  • If you are not teaching at an Indiana School, our office will approve/verify your PGP.

Once your PGP is approved, you will get an e-mail stating it has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps

  1. Click Add Application
  2. Select Renewal and Addition
  3. Select the license you are renewing and wish to add to. You CANNOT add an administrative area to an instructional license. You MUST apply for an original administrative license.
  4. Type in the Subject and/or Endorsement Area you are adding.
  5. Select Professional Growth Plan (PGP) for renewal.
  6. Select how you are adding your content area (Coursework or Content Exam). Click Next.
    1. A) If you are adding by content exam, Click Next
    2. B) If you are adding by coursework, you will need to click Add Recommending Institution Entry. Enter the college where you did your coursework for the addition.
      1. Select the State.
        1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
        2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  7. Click Next
  8. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation. Click Next
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Click box under Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

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Create an Application for Professionalization and Renewal (Renewal with PGP)

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click on Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side.
  3. Click Create A New
  4. Click Create New PGP
  5. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  6. Enter the date of activity
  7. Enter the number of Hours
  8. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  9. If you are teaching at an Indiana School, click Save (if not go to step 10). You do not have to upload documentation. You will need to walk your documents to your administrator and show them your documentation after you enter all 90 points and submit your PGP for approval.
  10. If you are not teaching at a school, click browse to upload the document/certificate. Then click Save
  11. Repeat 5-8 until you get 90+ points entered. Once you have 90+ points entered, continue with step 12.
  12. Scroll down below the save button that you have clicked on. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification.
  13. Click the dot for one of the following: Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    1. If you select Teaching at an Indiana School:
      1. If the highest license you are renewing is an Instructional or a School Services license and you are teaching at an Indiana School, select the School where you are teaching.
      2. If the highest license you are renewing is an Administrator at an Indiana School license and you are teaching at an Indiana School, select the Corporation where you are an administrator
    2. If you, select Other.
      1. Type in your employment description. BE BRIEF. Examples are listed.
  14. Click Submit PGP for Verification

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps.

  • If you are teaching at a school, you need to take your documents to your principal and let him/her know you have submitted the PGP for his/her verification.
  • If you are not teaching at an Indiana School, our office will approve/verify your PGP.

You can exit your PGP at anytime. To get back to the PGP you started, click Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side and Edit the PGP that is In Process.

Once your PGP is approved, you will get an e-mail stating it has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps

Click on Add Application on the right hand side.

  1. Click Professionalize and Renewal. Wait for things to populate.
  2. Choose the license you are professionalizing.
  3. Click Professional Growth Plan (PGP) for the renewal. Click Next.
  4. Your PGP should be approved. Click Next.
  5. Answer the questions. If requested, upload required documentation and provide description. Click Next.
  6. Upload the required documentation. Click Next.
  7. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  8. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  9. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  10. Fill out all the Billing information.
  11. Click Review Summary.
  12. Click box under Refund Policy.
  13. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for Charter School License

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click Add Application on the right hand side under My Application.
  3. Select Original.
  4. Type in Area to Teach. The license will be issued in the content area of your Bachelor’s degree. Click Next.
  5. Answer questions. If requested, upload required documentation and provide description. Click Next.
  6. Upload required documentation. Click Next.
  7. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  8. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  9. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  10. Fill out all the Billing information.
  11. Click Review Summary.
  12. Click box under Refund Policy.
  13. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for an Addition with Coursework

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click on Add Application on the right hand side.
  3. Click the Addition
  4. Choose the license you wish to add the content are too.
  5. Type in the Area you wish to add.
  6. Click Coursework button.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.
  9. Select the State.
    1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
    2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  10. Answer the questions. Click Next.
  11. Upload required documentation, if required. Click Next.
  12. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing documentation will be in RED.
  13. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  14. Mark the box under the Pay?
  15. Fill out all the Billing information.
  16. Click Review Summary.
  17. Click box under Refund Policy.
  18. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for an Addition with Testing

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/).
  2. Click on Add Application on the right hand side.
  3. Click the Addition
  4. Choose the license you wish to add the content are too.
  5. Type in the Area you wish to add.
  6. Click Content Exam to add by testing.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Answer the questions. If requested, upload required documentation and provide description. Click Next.
  10. Upload the official score report. Click Next.
  11. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing documentation will be in RED.
  12. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  13. Mark the box under the Pay?
  14. Fill out all the Billing information.
  15. Click Review Summary.
  16. Click box under Refund Policy.
  17. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for Advanced Degree Certification

  • Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  • Click Advanced Degree Evaluation. It is under Evaluations in the middle of the page.
  • The following will automatically populate “Original,” “Instructional,” and “Advanced Degree Evaluation”
  • Type in the Subject Areas you wish to have on your license.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Add Recommending Institution Entry. Select the State.
  • If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
  • If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  • Click Next
  • Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  • Upload the required documentation and optional documentation. Click Next.
  • If everything is completed, you will be able to click Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  • Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  • Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  • Fill out all the Billing information.
  • Click Review Summary.
  • Click box under Refund Policy.
  • Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for Educational Interpreter Permit by EIPA

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Under Permits, click either Educational Interpreter Permit by EIPA
  3. The Application Action, Application Type, and Permit Type will automatically fill in
  4. In Subject and/or/Endorsement Area, Type in Educational Interpreter.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Answer questions. If requested, upload required documentation and provide description. Click Next.
  8. Upload required documentation. Click Next.
  9. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  10. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  11. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  12. Fill out all the Billing information.
  13. Click Review Summary.
  14. Click box under Refund Policy.
  15. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application for Educational Interpreter Permit by NRID

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Under Permits, click either Educational Interpreter Permit by NRID
  3. The Application Action, Application Type, and Permit Type will automatically fill in
  4. In Subject and/or/Endorsement Area, Type in Educational Interpreter.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Answer questions. If requested, upload required documentation and provide description. Click Next.
  8. Upload required documentation. Click Next.
  9. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  10. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  11. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  12. Fill out all the Billing information.
  13. Click Review Summary.
  14. Click box under Refund Policy.
  15. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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Create an Application to Renew an Educational Interpreter Permit

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Select Educational Interpreter Professional Growth Plan.
  3. Select create a new PGPEI. If you do not see that option, you might already have one in process and you should EDIT it.
  4. Select Create New PGPEI.
    • In the PGPEI information section, the applicant will see:
         • Name – This displays the applicant’s name
         • Create Date – This displays the date the PGPEI was created.
    Number of Items That Have Been Added to This PGPEI – This displays the total number of items that have been added to the PGP. 
    Skills – This displays the total number of points out of the 18 Skills points required
    General – This displays the total number of points out of the 18 General points required
    Total – This displays the total number of points out of the 36 PGPEI points required.
    In the Experience Information section: 
  5. Category – Select the category from the drop down menu. Options include: 
    • Skill Development
    • Deaf Culture and History
    • Language Development and Acquisition in Children
    • Child Development
    • Foundations in Interpreting theory and Practice
    • Code of Ethics for Educational Interpreters
    • Principles and Practices of Special Education
    • Audiological Issues for Students and Adults
    • Other.
  6. Date of Activity – Type the date on which the activity occurred.
  7. Hours – Type the number of hours for this one particular experience.
  8. Description of Activity – Type a description of the activity in the text box.
  9. File to Upload (Optional) – Click the Browse button to select the correct file from the computer. This is where you will upload certificates of completion or other documentation of completed professional development activities. If you are employed at an Indiana school, you can show your principal the hard copies rather than having to upload the documents.
  10. Save – Click the Save button to save the information. Once you click save, you can only Remove an entry. You cannot edit it. Your information will be added to a table.
    Once you have entered at least 18 hours of Skill and 18 hours combined in the other areas more information will open up below the Save button.
  11. Click the Teaching at Indiana School or Other radio button. This selection determines who will verify your PGPEI prior to completing your application for renewal.
    1. If you select Teaching at an Indiana School, select the school not the corporation where you are employed from the drop down list.
    2. If you select Other, type in one of the following in the description box
      1. You are not currently employed
      2. You are not working at a school.
      3. You are not working at an Indiana school.
  12. Submit PGPEI for Verification.
  13. LOG OUT. You must wait for your PGPEI to be approved.
  14. Once your PGPEI has been verified by your employing school/school corporation or by the Office of Educator Licensing and Development, you will receive an e-mail stating you may renew your respective license. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  15. Select Add Application.
  16. Select Renewal
  17. Previous Licenses: Select the Educational Interpreter License listed. The license number will not correspond to your actual certificate number; we created it in our database to serve as the basis of your first renewal in our system.
  18. Requirement Type: Select Educational Interpreter Permit Renewal.
  19. Select NEXT.
  20. Select NEXT
  21. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation and give description, if requested. Click NEXT.
  22. Select NEXT.
  23. Review the application. Click Submit Application button.
  24. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  25. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  26. Fill out all the Billing information.
  27. Click Review Summary.
  28. Click box under Refund Policy.
  29. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To get back to the application, Click Application Status on the right hand side and Edit the application you have In Process.

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How to upload documents when they have been requested

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Click on Application Status on the right hand side
  3. Scroll down once on this page. His applications will be listed.
  4. Click on More Info Needed to access the application that needs more information.
  5. Type in a File Description (you must do this)
  6. Click Choose File
  7. If you need to upload more than one document, click add more documents
  8. When you are done uploading, click Send Documents to IDOE.
  9. You will then get a screen that states: Thank you for attaching the required description.

This will put your application back into the process.

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Request a Role in LVIS

  1. Log into your LVIS account (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Click Role Request on the right hand side.
  3. From Drop Down Select your current Role. Principals select the school. Superintendents select the corporation.
  4. From Drop Down Select your School/College, Click Add
  5. Click Send Request

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Request a Name Change

You will need to do the following:

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. Click Name Change Request on the right hand side towards the bottom.
  3. Fill out information to Change Name to
  4. Select the effective date.
  5. Select document type.
  6. Upload document.
  7. Type notes.
  8. Verify information in box is correct
  9. Click Submit Request.

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Forgot User Name or Password

  1. Click on the login in page: Forgot User Name or Password?
  2. Type in User Name in Box.
  3. Type in Image Verification:
  4. Click Submit Request
  5. There will be three (3) security questions to answer.
  6. Click Submit Request
  7. If all questions are correct you will be prompted to enter a new password and confirm it.
  8. Click Change Password

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View/Print License(s)

You will need to do the following:

  1. Log into your LVIS account. (https://license.doe.in.gov/)
  2. On the right hand side, click View/Print Licenses
  3. To print your license, Click Download PDF. A PDF document will load on your screen with your license and you can print it off on your own printer. We no longer mail licenses.
  4. To View the license, Click View