New Jersey Department of Education

Apply for Certification

All certification and credentialing fees are waived for the period beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2024 thanks to the new state budget and legislation signed by Governor Phil Murphy.

New Jersey Educator Certification (NJEdCert) System

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Fee Holiday Process

What Can You Do in NJEdCert?

  • Apply for Certification.
  • Review your application status.
  • Submit customer service questions.
  • Update your name, date of birth, social security number, and citizenship status.
  • Request test score records.
  • View active and inactive licenses.
  • Renew a license.
  • Search for educator licenses and credentials.
  • Upload required documents (official transcripts take approximately 10–15 business days from date of receipt).

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