Read our application guide to learn what qualifications you need to teach in Ontario.
The College has created a new, temporary teaching certificate to help the province address teacher shortages resulting from COVID The temporary certificate will enable Ontario faculty of education students to begin teaching earlier. Please see all eligibility requirements for the temporary teachsrs.
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You can now request the temporary certificate online. For more information, please see our frequently asked questions.
If you obtained your teaching credentials outside Canada, you can still apply for certification. Take our online applicant eligibility assessment to see if you meet the requirements.
Apply now or resume your application. We recommend checking the status of your application regularly, so you can respond to requests for additional information or documents.
Before you apply online, watch our video, Registering with the Ontario College of Teachers for an overview of the process. Find a Teacher Search our Public Register. Share this page.
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Teachers educated in Canada Read our application guide to learn what qualifications you need teacher resume ontario college of teachers teach in Ontario. New temporary certificate The College has reusme a new, temporary teaching certificate to help the province address teacher shortages resulting from COVID Teachers certified in other Canadian provinces and territories can also apply.
Teachers educated outside Canada If you obtained your teaching etacher outside Canada, you can still apply for certification.
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