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Same Level Licensure (SLL)


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To be eligible to renew your Level 2 or Level 3 license through the electronic system on line, be advised that you are required to be employed and are responsible for contacting your employing school district for recommendation.

Only licenses that are expiring within six months of expiration will be eligible to renew through VL. Moreover, in no event shall the application for continuing licensure be submitted sooner than January 1 of the expiration year.

District Administrators

To qualify to participate in the Same Level Licensure renewal application process, you must be currently employed by a public school district, charter school, private school, BIE school, or non-public school. Current Supervisors or District Administrators should register as Administrators within the Vision Link system to access educators' renewal applications. Administrators are also asked to indicate whether or not applicants have submitted the proper Board licenses to the school or district and are meeting licensure competencies.


Email your questions concerning SLL content and preparation to Institute for Professional Development(IPD).

For help with accessing and using the PED online submission system, including password or login issues, email

NM Public Education Department
Professional Licensure Bureau
120 S. Federal Place, Room 105
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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