Online Clear Credential Renewals

Clear Credential Renewal(s)

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing requires a renewal online at the following link before the expiration of the current credential(s):

The following is a step-by-step guideline that will walk you through the renewal process:

  • Click on the link above to  direct you to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing webpage
  • Under Credentialing Information, Click the "Renew Your Document" option 
  • On the right-hand side of the page, click on the "Educator Login" button
  • Enter your Social Security number and date of birth
  • Next, verify or edit your application information
  • Click next on the bottom right-hand side of the page
  • You will then look at the renewal section to find the document that needs renewal
  • Click the blue arrow of the document to be renewed and click "Yes" and "Complete"
    • Follow the same directions for multiple documents if needed
    • For base credentials, you will need to select the "Pick Base Credential" drop-down and select the appropriate option
    • Renew both dependent and basic credential at the same time
    • Once all documents have been selected for renewal, click the "Complete" button
  • Follow the simple directions from the site
  • You will then be directed to a payment portal
  • Payment will need to be completed with a credit card
  • The fee is $102.50 for each credential which includes $100 for the credential fee and $2.50 for the bank transaction fee. Fees may increase from this at any time.

 After you have renewed,  please forward all emails concerning your renewal to-

 Certificated Personnel Technicians:

Alisha Witt       (A-L):  ext. 10209 or

Veronica Stirl (M-Z): ext. 10206 or


REMEMBER:  Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks to renew your credential.