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PDD for Administrators

Note: Effective December 9, 2014, the Public Education Department (PED) has increased the amount for License Application Processing Fee. View the new licensure fee structure.

Submission Period

The PDD submission period begins July 15 at 12:01am and will remain open until 5:00pm, March 31 the following year.


Step-by-Step Process: Review the PDD Online
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Read Available Resources

The NMPED PDD Administrator Quick Guide provides step-by-step instructions while the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document offers troubleshooting tips.

PDD Administrator Quickguide

PDD Administrator FAQ


Register and create an account with the NMPED Online PDD system.

Receive Email with Username and Codes

Your username and password will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address that you provided within the Registration Form.

All admin accounts require approval prior to activation. You may not immediately login after account registration.

Review your PDD Candidates

From the Member Login page, login as an “Administrator”. Access new submissions and resubmissions from the Administrative Review main menu.

Submit the D/E Form

Once you have reviewed the dossier, submit the D/E form, review its information and confirm the appropriate

Revisit the PDD Administrator Quickguide for detailed instructions on reviewing applications.


For questions concerning PDD content and preparation, email Institute for Professional Development(IPD).

For questions concerning technical requirements or difficulty with VisionLink system, including password or login issues:

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

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