Military Teaching Permit

This is a temporary certificated, valid for SIX MONTHS, and will be issued if the Human Relations Training requirement has not been met.



  • Nebraska Certification only
  • Bachelor degree


Permit Allowance

  1. A nonrenewable able three (3) year teaching permit issued to military personnel or spouse who is seeking employment as a teacher in Nebraska. Candidates staying beyond the three years must meet all requirements for a Nebraska teaching certification
  2. The permit allows individuals to delay some Nebraska requirements and start teacher employment.


Application Process

  1. Submit online application and non-refundable fee. OR print, complete, sign, and date application found at, mail with non-refundable fee (check or money order) to the Teacher Certification Office.  AND
  2. Complete Record of Residence NDE 20-0017 form if you have lived in Nebraska for the immediate past five (5) years OR
  3. Request a fingerprint packet at
  4. Submit official transcripts for a pre-approved course to meet the Nebraska Human Relations Training requirement OR
  5. A written, verified, narrative of your K-12 employment experience provided you with the opportunity to acquire the six (6) skills.


Forms and Links

Updated January 26, 2023 1:37pm