Office of Public Instruction

Old Capitol Building
PO Box 47200
600 Washington St, SE
Olympia, WA  98504-7200

(360) 725-6000
Website:  Out-of-State Applicants

Those with an out-of-state license may apply for Out-of-State Residency license by submitting an application and the following documents.

  • Official Transcripts including date of conferral
  • Scores from Washington State’s basic skills and content are tests or scores from equivalent out-of-state tests
  • Submission of finger prints for background check
  • Copy of one of the following
    • state teaching certificate and proof of three years of teaching experience
    • proof of completion of any state’s approved teacher preparation program through an accredited institution

Application Instructions