Virginia Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

The state of Virginia allows out-of-state teachers the ability to qualify for teaching certification in Virginia through reciprocity. Out-of-state teachers will need to complete the regular Application for Virginia Licensure and provide all material that is detailed in the application. For more information about the certification process in Virginia, as well as to download the application, visit the Virginia Department of Education website. Or call the Division of Teacher Education and Licensure at 804-225-2022.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with Virginia.

Alabama Indiana Nevada South Carolina
Arizona Kansas New Hampshire South Dakota
Arkansas Kentucky New Jersey Tennessee
California Louisiana New Mexico Texas
Colorado Maine New York Utah
Connecticut Maryland North Carolina Vermont
Delaware Massachusetts North Dakota Washington
Florida Michigan Ohio West Virginia
Georgia Mississippi Oklahoma Wisconsin
Hawaii Missouri Oregon Wyoming
Idaho Montana Pennsylvania  
Illinois Nebraska Rhode Island  

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