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Non-Illinois Certification

If you hold a valid Illinois Teaching License and plan to teach in a state outside Illinois, send documents requiring official confirmation of your teacher education training or entitlement program to the Evaluations Office:

Fax: (309) 438-2338
U.S. Mail:
Evaluations Office
Campus Box 2202
Normal, IL 61790

  • Make sure to include your full name [including maiden name], UID, birth date, & graduation date.
  • Include the address of where the document(s) need to be sent – your home address, the State Department of Education, etc. Do not include postage or return envelopes.
  • Out-of-State certification papers will be returned to you or the DOE via US Mail. These documents cannot be returned via fax or email. Allow 1-2 weeks minimum for processing.
  • If the document is to be returned to the DOE, make sure all information is complete.

Documents requiring information regarding No Child Left Behind legislation, teacher testing, master teacher status, etc. need to be directed to the Illinois State Board of Education.