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Credential Information

Credential Renewal

Renew On-Line at: California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (click on this link) To avoid delay in pay, forward confirmation to Personnel Services,
General requirements for each of the major document types are described below and in the renewal chart following.
Preliminary Credentials:  
  • Preliminary Credentials, in most cases, must be cleared through a college/university, BTSA/Induction Program, or District (for Preliminary credentials based on Out-of-State programs).  If you are not sure how to clear your Preliminary Credential, please call 562-698-8121, ext: 1036 or e-mail
Clear Credentials:
  • Professional clear credentials are the documents currently issued to individuals who have met all education and program requirements for the credential being issued. Five year renewal 
  • Renew on-line only utilize Google Chrome or Firefox when accessing CTC.)
Life Credentials:
  • No renewal required

Document Type

 Renewal Requirements

Preliminary Credentials


Must be cleared through College/university, District/LACOE, or BTSA/Induction

Email if you have questions
Clear Credential   
Renew on-line at ( utilize Google Chrome or Firefox)

Life Credential