If you have not already done so, create a
portal account. Documents received prior to the creation of a portal account will be discarded.
If you hold an active or expired professional certificate from another state, have completed an educator preparation program and have two years of satisfactory teaching experience, please submit the following:
Mail your complete packet to the following address:
Maryland State Department of Education Certification Branch 200 W. Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD 21201
Document may be sent electronically to
Transcripts must come to this address directly from the Institute of Higher Education or an e-transcript service. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.
The Certification Branch will determine your eligibility and notify you via email. Please
do not submit a payment with your application packet.
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
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