Renewing a Credential

Credential Renewal Information
Mandatory Online Renewal

Save Time . . . Renew Online . . .  

All credentials must be renewed online with the exception of Child Development Permits and Preliminary Documents (You must now renew any CLEAR Credential or Substitute Permit via this online process).  Renewals via the Intenet - with 10-day processing time are available @


You must have a Mastercard/Visa to process the request.  The current online fee is $102.50. Also effective January 1, 2007, the 150 hours of professional growth requirement has been eliminated due to the passing of SB1209.  When you complete the online renewal process, make a copy of your transaction for your records.  Your official document should be processed within 10 days.  Upon receipt of the notification you must register the document at the Ventura County Office of Education.  You may either scan and email it to Jodi, or bring it to Jodi in Certificated Personnel and we will courier it to VCOE. Online processing is available for 30 day sub permits and professional clear credentials. Preliminary credentials must still be submitted by the recommending institution.  For further information please call Jodi Heath at 640-4300 x 1042.

If you have difficulty with the online renewal process you may call Jodi to assist you.


PLEASE NOTE: It is the responsibility of the credential holder to renew their credential or permit PRIOR to the expiration date.  If you have a lapse in credentialing, you may not be paid for any services rendered without a valid certificate.  Please renew at least 2 weeks prior to your expiration date.  If you are unable to locate your document and unsure of the expiration date, you may access this information on the ctc website, or call our office to confirm your expiration/renewal requirements.