Posted: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 11:47am Updated: Mon, 01/25/2021 - 2:09pm

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Licensing Mission

The mission of the Office of Educator Licensing is to establish and maintain high standards for licensing educators to work in Indiana's P-12 schools. In order to enhance the quality of learning that takes place in our schools, we must have qualified individuals preparing and delivering instruction to our students. Our division will accomplish this by working with higher education preparing programs and incorporating a sound license program based on professional development activities and training. Our division will develop alternative certification programs to get the best and brightest in their field to instruct the students in our state. Our division will strike to work with optimal efficiency while providing outstanding customer service.

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We are presently processing applications received on or before the dates indicated below. Our current processing time is 4 - 6 weeks from the date posted here, however you may receive your certificate sooner. If you submitted your application after the date shown below, your application is in the queue and will be processed in the order in which it was received.

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To view the dates that licenses are currently being processed, please go to LVIS

Note: If you submitted an application prior to the date indicated, and 4 - 6 weeks have passed, please check the e-mail account you included when you registered in LVIS for any communication we may have sent to you. Please check your spam folder to see if you have received an email from You may also log into your LVIS account to check the status of your application.

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