Below you will find details on requirements to earn a permit to serve as a substitute teacher in California, including academic and examination requirements. Select the type of permit you wish to apply for.

Passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 167 temporarily extends substitute teaching limitations for the 2021-2022 school year. Employers may refer to Credential Information Alert (CIA) 21-04 and Substitute FAQs for more information.

Updated January 01, 2023