You must apply for your license through the Office of Educator Licensing and Development’s (OELD) Licensing Verification and Information System (LVIS). Click on LVIS portal. In addition to the following instructions, webinars that explain the application process are available on the OELD website.
In order to use the online OELD application system (LVIS), you must first create a profile and username and password. After your profile is created, you can apply for your license. First time users must complete both steps in order to complete the license application.
Step I: Creating a profile, username and password
Step II: Completing and submitting your application.
Select the application action: Addition, Conversion, Original - New graduates choose this, Professional, Renewal
Select the recommending institution. Pick the state in which the institution is located. If you do your course work with an out-of-state institution, type in the name of the institution. A drop down menu will be available for the Indiana institutions. Click the “Save Recommending Institution” button.
Complete the Application Criminal History. Click the “yes” or “no” radio buttons to answer the questions.
If you answer “yes” to any of the questions, it will trigger a text box. Enter a brief description of the reason you answered “yes.” You have space for up to 4000 characters.
If you need to attach documentation, click on “File Description” and describe the document you are attaching. Click “Browse” to attach the document file. You can add addition documents by clicking on “Add More Documents.”
Application Requirements. Upload any required documentation for your license application. The screen will list what you need.
Confirm Your Application.
Review your application on this screen.
If you need to make changes, use the “Previous” button to navigate the application.
If accurate, click the “Submit Application” button.
Verification of Submission page.
This will appear after you confirm you application with these options listed:
Create a new application for a different license.
Pay for all pending applications—click on this when you are finished. You must pay before your application will enter the queue.
View Status of all current applications—you can edit or delete applications here.
Click on the appropriate action.
Pay Pending Application.
At the top of the page is listed all pending applications submitted. Click on the box to the right for each application you intend to pay for at this time. Remember, only applications with payment made go into the licensure queue. All others will be saved until payment is made.
NOTE: Your application will not be sent to the license advisor for certification until your payment is received by the state.
Enter required information for billing and credit card information and click “Review Summary.”
Review the summary information, read the Refund Policy and click the box by the Refund Policy.
Payment Receipt Screen—print and keep a copy of this page for your records.
6. Your application will now be forwarded to the license advisor.
You can track the state of your application online through LVIS.
7. After the license advisor certifies your license eligibility you will be able
to print the official license from the LVIS system. It will not be mailed to you.
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