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IDOE Indiana Department of Education
LA License Advisor
LVIS Licensing Verification and
PDP Professional Development Plan
PGP Professional Growth Plan
LVIS is Indiana Department of Education's Licensing
Verification and Information System (This new online application system has
been designed with enhanced self-service features to make it easier and faster
for you to apply for and receive your credentials?
You will create your user name and password. You may choose
any user name and password you like, and there are no restrictions on length,
number, or type of characters that must be included. The password is case
Select the I have forgotten my Password or the I
have forgotten my User Name radio button on the Profile Support page.
Supply the requested information and click the Submit Request button.
You will receive an e-mail with the required information.
From the LVIS Home
page, select the Create Profile button, or the Create Profile tab.
Either option with take you to the Add Profile screen. Fill in the
required information. Click the Create Profile button to submit the
information and create a profile. The LVIS will automatically generate an
e-mail that is sent to the address the applicant submitted in the profile
The applicant must
click on the Verify e-mail address hyperlink to move to the
The easiest way to contact someone is by using the Contact
Us button on the LVIS home page. Fill in the required information and click
the Submit button.
You can use LVIS to:
Edit your profile.
Change your password.
Edit your educational background.
Make a degree change request.
List current employment.
Make a name change request.
Add an application.
Check application status.
Pay for a pending applications.
Create, review and update a Professional Growth Plan (PGP).
Create, review and update a Professional Development Plan (PDP)
Print a license.
Click the Change password hyperlink on the LVIS home
page after you log in. Fill in the information, and click the Change
Password button to submit the information and save the changes.
Click the Name Change Request hyperlink on the My LVIS home
page. Fill in the required information and review the affidavit at the bottom
of the page. Click the Submit Request button to submit the changes.
LVIS accepts pdf, txt, doc, docx, jpg, xls, xlsx, and ppt files.
Click the Application Status hyperlink on the MY LVIS
page. This will take you to the Application Status page, where
applications currently in the system are listed.
The system accepts Mastercard and Visa. On the Pay
Pending Applications screen, the table at the top of the screen lists the
pending applications. To pay for an application, click the check box in the Pay
column of the table. The total amount for the application(s) is displayed in
the Total field.
MasterCard and Visa have prepaid cards available from a
variety of retailers.
On the My LVIS page, click the Professional Growth
Plan hyperlink. On this page, you can begin or edit a PGP. The table at the
top of the screen lists current PGPs.
To add a new PGP, click create a new hyperlink. On
the following screen, click the Create New PGP button. To return to the
previous screen, click the Previous button.
To edit a current PGP, click the Edit hyperlink.
On the My LVIS page, click the Print License
hyperlink. On the Print License page, the licenses available for
printing are listed.
How do substitute teachers apply for a license?
The process for a substitute teacher is similar to applying
for other types of licensure. You will access LVIS, create a profile, and
select the substitute license option from the pull-down menu on the Add
Application page. Complete the process and pay for the application.