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Teaching Licenses: Special Permissions License

The license information below is specific to the state of Minnesota.

This license applies to the following occupations:

Elementary School Teachers
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers
High School Teachers
Kindergarten Teachers
Middle School Career and Technical Education Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Preschool Teachers


Districts must request special permissions when circumstances require deviation from Minnesota s licensure rules and requirements Variances and limited licenses may be granted for up to three years applications are valid for a single year

Online Application.

Licensing Authority

Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113

Phone: (651) 582-8200
Email: mde.commissioner@state.mn.us

Data is collected by the Department of Employment and Economic Development.