Certification to Teach in B.C.

Educators need a certificate to teach at Kindergarten to Grade 12 schools in B.C. 

Choose a certificate

Learn about requirements for each type of certificate and where it can be used.

Apply for a certificate

Submit an application for a teaching certificate.

Ask for a review of a decision about your certificate

Submit a request to reconsider a decision to deny a certificate or a decision to issue a different certificate from the type for which you applied.

Maintain your certification 

Pay the annual practice fee, authorize a criminal record check, or upgrade your certification.

Get proof of certification

Check out how to show proof that you are a certificate holder in good standing.

End your certification

Review the options to end your certification.