Licensure Status and Fee Payment

The Arkansas Educator Licensure Systems (AELS) is a database of Arkansas teaching licenses.  You can review your license by entering the information requested at the site below.  The section most relevant to you is View current license information.

License Processing Fee

The fee for an initial license is $75.00 and can be paid at the site below.  There is no charge for a provisional license or for adding an area to a license.  Before you submit a payment, make sure that your account has been created in AELS.  You should enter your payment information exactly as it appears in AELS.

If you are unable to get the site to process your payment, contact the Arkansas Department of Education at (501) 682-4342.