Apply for Licensure

Application for Licensure

Licensure applications typically take six to eight weeks to process so the endorsement is added and you receive a new license. To check the status during the waiting period, call the toll-free number for the automated teacher hotline through Board of Educational Examiners, which has all current : 800.778.7856

Use the link below to access the Application for Licensure.

State of Iowa  Board of Educational Examiners Licensure

Complete and mail to:
Mr. Richard Clinesmith, Box 2980
Buena Vista University
610 W. Fourth St.
Storm Lake, IA 50588

For inquiries about Iowa licensure through BVU, contact Rich at 712.749.2241. Email: