Renew or Renew and Convert a License or Authorization

Frequently Asked Questions about Renewal

Information on Late Fees

Renew an Initial License If you hold an Initial License and have not yet acquired two years experience (three years for non-public or out of state) you can use this form to renew your initial license.
If you have already renewed your Initial license, you may be required to show proof of employment to renew again.

Renew a Standard License (mail-in paper application)

Online Renew a Standard License (online renewal)

Renew a Master Educator License (mail-in paper application)

Online Renew a Master Educator License (online renewal)

Convert a Standard to a Master Educator License If you hold a Standard License and have completed a Masters program and five years teaching experience, you may be able to convert to a Master Educator License instead of renewing your Standard License

Convert an Initial to a Standard License If you hold an Initial License and have meet the requirements (experience, etc.) to convert to a Standard

Extend an Initial License for a third year (when standards not yet met)

Convert Regional Exchange License to Standard Iowa License If you were issued a Regional Exchange License with specific deficiencies and have now met those requirements.

Renew a Career and Technical License Use the application for renewal of a Standard License

Renew an Orientation and Mobility Specialist License Use the application for renewal of a Standard License

Convert a Provisional Career And Technical License to a Full Career And Technical License

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