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Iowa Board of Educational Examiners

International Exchange Teaching License

Lic/Auth Type
Requirements - First Issuance

Completion of a full teacher preparation program and participation in a teacher exchange program administered through the Iowa Department of Education, the US Department of Education, or the US Department of State. Contact your program sponsor or BOEE to apply.

1 year

Full teaching instruction within grade levels and endorsements listed on the license. Not eligible for conditional licensure.


Renewable with verification of continued participation in the exchange program. 

Other Information

Applicants will need to meet the out-of-state application requirements if they wish to remain licensed in Iowa upon completion of the international exchange program.