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Licensing Fees

Utah Educator Licensing Fees (Effective July 1, 2013)

Credit/Debit card payments accepted online only for certain fees.

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Licensing office accepts exact cash, check, or money order payments only.

Fee Title


Background/Fingerprint Check


Initial License


Utah Institutional Recommendation (for payment go to


Utah Institutional Recommendation for Additional Area(s) of Concentration


Out-of-State (OOS) License Application


Local Education Agency (LEA)-Specific License Application


Alternative Licensure (1-3 years)


Application and Evaluation


Program Development and Tracking


Level 1 License Application


Return to Licensure


Return to Licensure Application (part 1 of 2)


Return to Licensure RENEWAL Application (part 2 of 2)


Renewal (Level 1, 2 and 3)


Active Educators (currently teaching or taught three out of last five years)


Inactive Educators (not currently teaching or not taught three out of last five years)


Upgrade to Level 2 or 3 License


Level 1 Extension




University or District-approved English as a Second Language (ESL) only*


Individual Application*


Licensure Verification Letter (for an expired Utah Educator License)


Duplicate License (for a current license go to


Under Qualified Educators


State Approved Endorsement Program (SAEP)**


Letter of Authorization Request**


Student/Intern License


* Fee does not include printing a new license

** Paid by LEA (district or charter school)