Thank you for choosing the DuPage Regional Office of Education’s Licensure Division. We are happy to assist retired, current and prospective educators in any way that we can with your licensure needs, and act as your link to ISBE. In order to better serve you, we have facilitated tabs below with resource links in each category to more efficiently meet your needs. If at any time, you should have questions or need assistance, contact cert@dupageroe.org or call 630.407.5800.

We also offer Fingerprint/Background checks for DuPage County Substitute Teachers, and for new employees/student teachers/volunteers for select school districts, by appointment only. To sign-up for an appointment, please click HERE.

Your fingerprint/background check appointment will last approximately 15 minutes, during which an electronic scan of your fingerprints, as well as a photograph of you, will be taken.

Please bring to your appointment: Your completed Fingerprint Form (New Hires, Student Teacher/Intern, Volunteers: you must obtain a signed authorization form beforehand from the overseeing school district. Substitute Teachers/Contractors: you can download your Fingerprint Form HERE or pick one up in our office), photo identification and payment.

Fee schedule is listed below. Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, check (Account holder must be present), Visa/MasterCard (Cardholder must be present). If you are unsure about your purpose/fee for fingerprinting, please contact our office for assistance.