To verify that background checks have cleared and to see the status of your license application, access the Arkansas Educator Licensure System (AELS) at the site below.
NOTE: Ignore Case I.D. You only need to enter the last 4 digits of your social security number and your last name to access your record.
License Application Fee
The fee for your initial license is $75.00, which can be paid at the site below. Before you submit payment, make sure that your account has been created in the AELS.