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Licensure Renewals

About Level 1 and 1A Licenses

Level 1 & 1A Licenses are nonrenewable except under special circumstances. Please contact our office for extensions and more information. Visit Licensure Advancement for more details.

What you need to know

  • Renew your license beginning in January of expiration year 
  • All Licenses are issued July 1st and expire June 30th 

How to renew:

If you renew by mail you will need the Superintendent Recommendation Form:

After downloading and filing out the Superintendent Recommendation form, have your evaluator sign it, bring it in to Human Resources 210E: Licensure for the Superintendent's signature. At that time you will be ready to mail your documents directly to the NMPED.

Renewal Fees:
Teacher/Instructional Support $120
Administrator $130
Support Provider $50
Athletic Coach $35


Renew same level license at Level 2 or 3; you can apply for a renewal 6 months prior to a license expiration date. 
Request to extend a Level 1 or 1A License for 1 year, due to extenuating circumstances.


Contact APS Human Resources Licensure by email at  or by phone at (505) 889-4846. Or come and visit us at 6400 Uptown NE, Suite 210E, Albuquerque, NM 87110.