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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

(until December 31, 2021

Total Fee

(as of January 1, 2022)

Conditional Administrator (principals only) $49 $63
Continuing Administrator (superintendents only) $109 $121
Continuing Administrator Renewal (per role) $40 $52
Initial Administrator (superintendents only) $74 $93
Professional Administrator (certificate or renewal) $64 $81
Reinstatement of Lapsed Continuing Certificate (per role) $54 $81
Residency Administrator Reissue $39 $51
Residency Administrator Renewal (5-year) $64 $81
Residency Principal or Program Administrator Certificate $74 $93
Substitute Administrator Certificate $54 $81

Educational Staff Associates (ESA)

Certificate Type 

Total Fee 

(until December 31, 2021 

Total Fee 

(as of January 1, 2022) 

Conditional ESA 

$49 

$63 

Continuing ESA (per role) 

$109 

$121 

Continuing ESA Renewal 

$40 

$52 

Initial ESA (per role) 

$64 

$81 

Professional (Continuing) ESA Certificate (per role) 

$64 

$81 

Professional ESA Renewal (per role) 

$64 

$81 

Reinstatement of Lapsed Continuing Certificate (per role) 

$54 

$81 

Residency ESA (per role) 

$74 

$93 

Residency ESA Reissuance 

$39 

$51 

Renewal of ESA Residency Certificate (5-year) 

$64 

$81 

Substitute ESA 

$54 

$81 

Transitional ESA 

$49 

$63 

Paraeducators

Certificate Type Total Fee

(until December 31, 2021

Total Fee

(as of January 1, 2022)

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

Teachers

Certificate Type 

Total Fee 

(until December 31, 2021 

Total Fee 

(as of January 1, 2022) 

Adding an Endorsement (per endorsement) 

$54  

$81 

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Certificate (requires a separate application)  

$40 

$52 

Conditional Teacher Certificate 

$49 

$63 

Continuing Teacher Certificate 

$109 

$121 

Continuing Teacher Renewal 

$40 

$52 

Emergency Certificate 

$44 

$57 

Emergency Substitute Certificate 

$49 

$63 

First Peoples Language, Culture, and Oral Traditions Certificates 

$64 

$81 

Intern Substitute Certificate 

$44 

$57 

Initial Teacher Certificate Renewal 

$54 

$69 

Late Fee (expired initial or initial renewal certificate) 

$100 

$100 

Professional Teacher 

$64 

$81 

Professional Teacher Renewal 

$64 

$81 

Reinstatement of Lapsed Continuing Certificate (per role) 

$54 

$81 

Residency Teacher (1st issue) 

$74 

$93 

Residency Reissue 

$39 

$51 

Residency Renewal (5-year) 

$64 

$81 

Substitute Teacher 

$54 

$81 

Transitional Teacher 

$49 

$63