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The department is now using TNCompass, an online system, to issue most educator licenses. If the form for the desired license transaction is not listed below, the transaction must now be completed in TNCompass. Please visit tdoe.tncompass.org to register for a TNCompass account and to complete the desired transaction through the online system.

Educators may only renew a license during the year immediately preceding the date of expiration. License renewal requests may be made starting Sept. 1 of the year before a license expires. Licenses that are no longer issued will be converted to the Practitioner License or advanced to the 6-year Professional License.

Forms and Applications

Initial License Applications
Renewal, Reactivation, and Conversion Applications

You must log in to TNCompass for these transactions.

Advancement Applications

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Waivers and Permits
Additional Forms & Information
Additional Occupational Education Forms