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.

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.

Contact the Ministry of Education

Toll Free: 1 800 555-3684
Office:  604 660-6060 (Vancouver)
Email: Feedback Form