Substitute License/Authorization

for technical issues with the Applitrack system
to sign in to the Applitrack system after you have started an application
to view current license information

Be sure you know what licenses you already have. Do not apply for a new license if you should renew instead. Check your expiration date! BoEE administrative rule 282-20.3(6) states that a license may only be renewed less than one year before it expires. If we receive the application too early, the application will not be processed and the fee will not be refunded. 282—20.3 (272) Renewal of licenses. 20.3(6) Timely renewal. A license may only be renewed less than one year before it expires.

Use the following to start a new application. If this is your first time using our Applitrack system you will "START" your application. If you have already used our Applitrack system you will "LOGIN" to your existing account.

Substitute License (Previously Iowa Licensed Teacher)

  • Instructions
  • Do not use this application if you have ever held an Iowa Sub License - Choose "Renew a License" instead
  • Check under "Search for a license" to the left or above if you are unsure

Substitute Authorization

  • Instructions
  • Use this application only if you hold a Bachelor's Degree
  • Any Bachelor's Degree combined with training - usually AEA Sub Auth course
  • OR incomplete Teacher Prep (usually waiting on testing requirement)

Paraeducator Substitute Authority (Add Substitute to your existing Para Certification)

  • Instructions
  • Use this application if you do not hold a Bachelor's Degree, you do hold a Para Certification, and you received Sub Auth training at an Iowa AEA or similar program.