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Certification Fees

Please Note the following changes to Certification Fees

Starting July 1, 2017,

Only EPSB "E-Pay" Electronic Online Paymentswill be accepted.

Certified/Cashier's Checks or Money Orders will NOT be accepted

and will be returned to the individual.

EPSB "E-Pay" Electronic Online Payment

(Cash and personal checks will be returned to applicant.)

Starting July 1, 2017

Initial Statement of Eligibility

No Charge

Renewal Statement of Eligibility


One-Year Certificate

No Charge

Rank Change or Addition of Area


Regular Certificate (Issuance, Reissuance or Renewal)


Adding Area(s) of Certification


Five-Year Substitute Certificate


Duplicate Certificate (official copy)


Extension of Four-Year Certificate after KTIP year


Synchronization option for aligning multiple certifications


* Renewal includes all previously approved certifications and endorsements

**Applicants who have recently successfully completed the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program (KTIP) and are applying for their first Professional Certificate shall submit $50

Please mail the completed application to:

Division of Certification
Education Professional Standards Board

100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Applicants must use EPSB "E-Pay" online payment service to pay certification fees once the completed application has been mailed.

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