Nevada Department of EducationNevada Department of Education

    National Board Certification


    Pursuant to the Nevada Administrative Code, a person may renew their NV Educator license by submitting a copy of their NBCT certificate which evidences the completion of the requirements for certification. The license renewal would be valid for the life of the certificate or the normal term of license renewal; whichever is longer. For additional information, see the new requirements here: Regulation document 110-18. Please contact the Licensure Office at with questions regarding license renewal.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: I am currently working on my National Board Certification (NBC). How does this affect my professional development requirements for licensure renewal?
    A: Your NBC will satisfy the professional development requirements for license renewal. As you work through your NBC process, upload each component submission confirmation into your OPAL account to ensure accurate professional development hours are recorded. Upon successful certification, upload your National Board Certificate.