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Professional Certification and Licensure
Forms that require proof of education from the Registrar’s Office for licensure including New York State Education Department (NYSED) Form 2: Certification of Professional Education and any out of state certification forms for licensure can be submitted by following the directions below.
Forms required for teaching certification including institutional recommendations must be submitted to UB’s Office of Educator Preparation.
Forms can take up to 10 business days to process. This may be extended during peak periods, specifically during the months of May and June due to degree conferral.
Please note: Clinical Social Work, Psychologist, and Nurse Practitioner forms require additional information from the academic department. These forms will be forwarded to the department on your behalf and then finalized by our office. Processing time may take beyond 10 business days.
Licensure forms including Form 2s are not accepted by email.
Option 1: Recommended
To have your form completed by our office, it is recommended that you request your transcript and upload your licensure form through Parchment, formerly Credentials Solutions. Orders placed through this service include expedited processing, order tracking, and secure delivery. Both electronic and paper transcript options are available. Current students can request their transcript in HUB utilizing the Grades and Awards tile. You can also access Credentials Solutions from our website if you do not have access to HUB.
To upload a licensure attachment to your online transcript order form:
- Page 1: Fill out your information.
- Page 2: Tell us when you want your transcripts sent and select For State Licensure under Primary Reason for Ordering.
- Page 3: Click Enter Recipient Manually.
- Page 4: Enter third party recipient information (not UB) then click Yes for Are you providing an attachment?
Instructions for uploading your attachment will be given after the order is submitted. Please read the Additional Action Required box on your confirmation page to finalize your order. Or utilize Self-ServicePlus after your order is placed.
You can mail or fax the form. We will complete the form and mail in the form and transcript (if required) directly to NYSED by regular US mail. Please note that tracking and estimated delivery dates are not provided. USPS delivery may be delayed due to the results of the ongoing COVID-19 impacts.
- University at Buffalo
- Registrar at 1Capen
- Capen Hall
- Attn: Certification
- Buffalo, NY 14260
UB does not charge a fee for verifying licensure education. At an additional fee, utilize Credentials Solutions for quicker processing and to receive emailed communication on the status of your order.
Questions or need to check on the status of a submitted form?
Last updated: December 11, 2020 11:10 am EST