Welcome to Montana Educator Licensing! 


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What Is My Application Status?

This is the projected schedule for licensure evaluation. Please review the date your application was submitted and review the schedule.

 

Coming Soon - 2023 Renewals

If your license expires in 2023, you can submit your renewal application as early as January 1, 2023. Can't remember when your license expires? Review the date your license expires through:

What do I need to know about renewing? Get more information regarding license renewals on our Renew License webpage.

 

MT Licenses Have a New Look! 

The OPI is no longer mailing licenses to educators. Once an application is complete and approved in the TMT system, an educator is be able to print the license instantly! This is the license that needs to get registered with county superintendents. They are aware of the change and know what the new license looks like!

 


INFORMATION FOR DISTRICTS: 

Emergency Authorization of Employment applications will now be completed through the TeachMontana system. 

Resources:  ARM 10.57.107EAE GuidanceDistrict FAQ'sEAE Element Help

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IMPORTANT: 

If you need system support to submit your application through TMT, contact the support team at 866-455-1440, or use their Online Support Form.

If you have questions regarding licensure, contact the educator licensure team at 406-444-3150 during our phone hours: M-TH 12:00-4:30 MDT.

PLEASE NOTE: 

We are no longer accepting paper applications as of June 1, 2022.  Any paper applications that are received with a postmark date of June 1, 2022 or later have been returned to the applicant with directions to complete an online application. Our sincerest appreciation for your patience and understanding as we finish this exciting transition.

Resource: TMT Brochure

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UPDATE: 

ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

On May 12, 2022 the Board of Public Education adopted revisions to Chapter 57 Licensure. 

Resources: FAQ For ARM 10.57 Updates  New Licensure Information

Please be patient as we prepare for the new system and rule adoption. 



OPI Staff are Here to Help: 

 

Technical Support for TMT:
Email: Online Support Form
Call: (866) 455-1440

Licensure Questions for OPI:
Email: cert@mt.gov
Call: (406) 444-3150
Phone Hours: M-TH 12:00-4:30

Educator Credential Lookup Guest Link

Use the link to find current license information for Montana Educators

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