Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Licensure Application Fees


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License Application Fees

Licensure fees may be paid online OR they may be paid using a money order or cashier’s check, made out to the Arkansas Department of Education, and attached to the Educator Licensure Application.  No cash will be accepted.


Licensure fees that were overpaid or paid in error, may be refunded upon submitting a completed Licensure Fee Refund Request Form to the Office of Educator Licensure.

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