License Reciprocity

A map of the United States that shows which states have a license reciprocity agreement with Illinois.  Illinois is shown in red. Alaska, Iowa and Minnesota are shown in dark blue, representing that they do not have a reciprocity agreement with Illinois.  All other states are colored with teal, representing that they do have a reciprocity agreement with Illinois.

When you earn teacher licensure in Illinois, your license is valid in 46 other states.  States with reciprocity agreements are listed in the table below.  The only states without reciprocity agreements are Alaska, Iowa and Minnesota.

States With Reciprocity Agreements

Alabama Arizona Arkansas California
Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida
Georgia Hawaii Idaho Indiana
Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine
Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Mississippi
Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada
New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York
North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma
Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina
South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah
Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia
Wisconsin Wyoming