What teaching licenses does Kansas issue and what are the requirements?
Standard Teaching Licenses:
Click on the type of license for detailed information on the license requirements:
What are the levels of the standard licenses and what subject area endorsements does Kansas issue?
Other licenses/certificates and the requirements for each:
I am a certified/licensed teacher in another state. What Kansas license am I qualified for (PDF Document) and what kind of documentation will I need to submit?
Will I have to complete testing requirements for an initial Kansas license?
Does Kansas require a background clearance for licensure?
Yes. All applicants for an initial Kansas license must submit one fingerprint card for the purpose of a KBI and FBI background clearance report.
Fingerprints are also required for applicants whose Kansas certificate/license is expired.
Order a Fingerprint Card and Instructions
Where do I get an application packet for a Kansas teaching license?
with licensure questions.
Mail packets to:
Teacher Ed and Licensure
KS State Department of Ed
120 SE 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1182