Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Licensure Fees and Refunds


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.


For more information, please contact:

Isrechea Bolden, Administrative Analyst
Office of Educator Licensure
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 106-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-4342
Fax:  501-682-4898

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