Thank you for your interest in being a substitute teacher in North Dakota. Our requirements for a substitute license are:
- Official transcript documenting a minimum of 48 semester hours of college coursework
- Successful background check completed with ESPB. Background check instructions found here
- Online application for the substitute license. Click here to begin your online application
The substitute license is now $85** and is good for a period of 2 years. The license expires on the applicant's birthday. A substitute license allows a person to be a substitute teacher grades K-12 in all ND schools.
** Beginning June 1, 2019, every new ESPB application includes a $5 maintenance charge.