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Professional Certification Fee Schedule

Effective January 1, 2022, the OSPI processing fee will increase to $51, and the PESB certification fee will increase by $1 per year of certificate validity. Total new fees are listed below.

Administrative

Certificate Type Total Fee

(as of January 1, 2022)

Conditional Administrator (principals only) $63
Continuing Administrator (superintendents only) $121
Continuing Administrator Renewal (per role) $52
Initial Administrator (superintendents only) $93
Professional Administrator (certificate or renewal) $81
Reinstatement of Lapsed Continuing Certificate (per role) $81
Residency Administrator Reissue $51
Residency Administrator Renewal (5-year) $81
Residency Principal or Program Administrator Certificate $93
Substitute Administrator Certificate $81

Educational Staff Associates (ESA)

Certificate Type Total Fee
(as of January 1, 2022)
Conditional ESA  $63 
Continuing ESA (per role) $121 
Continuing ESA Renewal  $52
Initial ESA (per role)  $81
Professional (Continuing) ESA Certificate (per role)  $81 
Professional ESA Renewal (per role)  $81 
Reinstatement of Lapsed Continuing Certificate (per role)  $81 
Residency ESA (per role)  $93 
Residency ESA Reissuance  $51 
Renewal of ESA Residency Certificate (5-year) $81
Substitute ESA $81 
Transitional ESA $63 

Paraeducators

Certificate Type Total Fee

(as of January 1, 2022)

Advanced Paraeducator $54
English Language Learner Subject Matter $54
General Paraeducator $74
Special Education Subject Matter $54

Teachers

Certificate Type Total Fee
(as of January 1, 2022)
Adding an Endorsement (per endorsement)  $81 
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Certificate (requires a separate application) $52 
Conditional Teacher Certificate  $63
Continuing Teacher Certificate  $121
Continuing Teacher Renewal  $52 
Emergency Certificate  $57
Emergency Substitute Certificate  $63
First Peoples Language, Culture, and Oral Traditions Certificates $81
Intern Substitute Certificate  $57 
Initial Teacher Certificate Renewal  $69
Late Fee (expired initial or initial renewal certificate)  $100
Professional Teacher  $81
Professional Teacher Renewal  $81
Reinstatement of Lapsed Continuing Certificate (per role) $81
Residency Teacher (1st issue) $93
Residency Reissue  $51
Residency Renewal (5-year) $81
Substitute Teacher  $81
Transitional Teacher $63