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Credential Renewal

Renew Online at: California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (click on this link) To avoid delay in pay, forward confirmation to Personnel Services, [email protected]
General requirements for each of the major document types are described below and in the renewal chart following.
Preliminary Credentials:  
  • Preliminary Credentials, in most cases, must be cleared through a college/university, BTSA/Induction Program, or District (for Preliminary credentials based on Out-of-State programs).  If you are not sure how to clear your Preliminary Credential, please call 562-692-0271, ext: 3248 or e-mail [email protected]
Clear Credentials:
  • Professional clear credentials are the documents currently issued to individuals who have met all education and program requirements for the credential being issued. Five year renewal 
  • Renew online only at  (Please utilize Google Chrome or Firefox when accessing CTC.)
Life Credentials:
  • No renewal required