Arkansas Department of Education

Four Capitol Mall, Room 106-B
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 682-4342

Website:  ADE – Licensure by Reciprocity 

Licensure in another state or country does not mean licensure in Arkansas will automatically be granted. To apply for standard license through reciprocity,

  • Complete the online application
  • Submit official transcripts
  • Submit copy of current license in good standing
  • Content area testing required
  • Verification form documenting 3 years of teaching experience
  • Background Check
  • Arkansas history course

Request by email (address above) a reciprocity packet from ADE.  (Include name and mailing address where you would like to receive the packet).

A provisional license may be issued for those needing to complete content area testing or Arkansas history course.