Professional Certification

Classroom Teaching Certificate

A valid Manitoba teaching certificate must be held in order to be employed as professional school personnel in Manitoba. You must apply for a teaching certificate.

The appropriate application can be filled in online but must be printed and signed by the applicant. Ensure all areas of the application are completed and the required documents are included before sending the application to the Professional Certification Unit.

Read all the instructions provided.

NOTE: a certification application will remain open for twelve months from the date it is first received.  If all documentation required from the applicant is not provided within twelve months, the application will be closed. There will be no refund of the application fee in this circumstance.


Professional Certification Service Rates
Effective July 5, 2017, new rates apply to services related to teacher and clinician certification. The new rates are published in the Education Certificates, Transcripts and Miscellaneous Fees Regulation.

Winnipeg Police Service On-line Criminal Records Checks with Vulnerable Sector Screening now accepted
Effective February 1, 2017, certification applicants who are residents of Winnipeg may choose to use the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) ePIC system to provide a Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening with their application for certification. Please refer to On-line Criminal Records Check for more information.

Requirement for Internationally Educated Teachers
Effective July 1, 2016, Internationally Educated Applicants applying for a teaching certificate in Manitoba must first obtain an assessment of their academic credentials from World Education Services (WES). Please visit the Internationally Educated Teacher webpage for more information.

The information provided on this website is subject to change. For more specific information, please contact the Professional Certification Unit.