SDCOE - Credentials

San Diego County Office of Education - Credential Services

The San Diego County Office of Education Credentials Department is the local agency that provides the following services to school districts, charter schools, universities and individuals:

  • Out of State Trained Teachers
  • Child Development Permits
  • Substitute Teaching Permits
  • English Learner Authorizations
  • Designated Subjects Teaching Credentials
  • Temporary County Certificates
  • Registering Credentials
  • Live Scan fingerprinting services
  • Certificate of Clearance

All certificated staff must have their California credential registered with the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) in order to have a paycheck issued through the SDCOE database (PeopleSoft). If you need to register your credential with SDCOE, please call at 858-292-3581. Using your social security number and date of birth a credential technician will locate your credential at the CTC website and record it in the SDCOE database.

SDCOE - Induction Information

SDCOE - Added Authorization Program

SDCOE - CSET Preparation Program

SDCOE - Information for Teachers Trained Out of State

SDCOE Main Office:

Address: 6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111
Check in: Room 104

Credentials walk-in hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

858-292-3581 Phone
858-715-3816 Fax

Email: [email protected]

County Office of Education

North County Regional Education Center (NCREC)

Address: 255 Pico Ave., San Marcos, CA 92069

Credentials and Fingerprinting located in Room 102
Walk-in hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Office closed for lunch: Noon to 1 p.m.

Phone: 858-292-3581