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Welcome to Educator Certification!

Our mailing address for all documentation and transcripts:

Educator Certification
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102   

The Certification Account Portal allows you to:

  • Apply for a certificate
  • Print out your certificate
  • View a certificate or pending application
  • View assessment scores
  • Check for the receipt of transcripts
  • Check fingerprint/background status
  1. Log into with your User ID and password (Locked out? Get help here)
  2. Choose the Educator Certification System link (located on the User Applications page.) 
  3. To establish a User ID and password, follow the directions of the Educator Certification Help Guide
  4. If you have a certification account, but have not accessed it for over 12 months, please follow steps #1 and #2 located in the Educator Certification Help Guide.

Learn more about:


Teacher Certification


Administrator Certification 

student services

Student Services Certification

Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teacher Certification 

Fingerprints/Background Checks

For questions about your 2018-19 fingerprints and background checks visit the Missouri Highway Patrol’s website or call their contracted vendor, Idemia, at 844-543-9712