The State of North Carolina requires that all public school educators hold a license for the subject or grade level they teach. Licensed employees must meet both state and federal licensing requirements to be employed. For more information, visit NC Licensure Department-NCDPI.

    NCDPI Online Licensure System

    Apply online using the following link: NCDPI Online Licensure    Tutorials on using the New NCDPI Online Licensure System is located at  RALC Licensure Tutorial.  You should keep a copy of the entire license application packet to show proof of having applied online.  


    Graduate Pay Qualifications

    • Completed a course towards degree by August 1, 2013
    • Course dates will be verified by DPI Licensure.

    Masters/Advance/Doctorate classification will still reflect on the License area even if the employee does not qualify for graduate pay.

    Information and Forms

    NC Professional Educator's Licensure Frequently Asked Questions (DPI)

    NCDPI Licensure Renewal Process

    Form V - Verification by an Institution of an Approved Education Program
    Form E - Verification of K-12 Educator Experience
    Form NE - Verification of Non-Teaching Experience


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