Saturday, November 17 2018 12:22 PM


All applicants applying for a permit must pay the fee to practice the profession of teaching. Fees for licenses and permits are non-refundable.

Fee Type Fee Amount Refundable? Notes
Permit Fee $   54.00 No Annual fees will be prorated based on the number of months that the first term# of the permit covers.
License Fee $   54.00 No Annual fees will be prorated based on the number of months that the first term# of the license covers.
Application Fee $   25.00 No Fee is only applied to first application submitted for a Permit or License.
Teaching Field Fee $   25.00 No Per Teaching Field added to an existing License.
Late Fee $   25.00 No Fee is applied to each past due payment.
Online Processing Fee $     2.00 No Fee is applied to each online payment transaction.
Name Change Fee $   25.00 No See Changing Your Name for detailed information and instructions.
Administrative Fine $ 500.00 No May be assessed based on disciplinary actions issued by the HTSB Board.

# “First term” of payment means the length of time from the issue of the license or permit to the next June 30, plus the following full fiscal year. The first term payment includes the prorated first partial year plus the following full year. No additional regular license or permit fee will be assessed until the end of the full fiscal year. For example, a license issued on 8/1/2017, will have the first term payment due for 8/1/2017 – 6/30/2019. One payment will be made for this entire term, and the next fee will be due on 6/30/2019, for the term 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2020.

Payment Options Online payments can be made using a Credit (VISA, MasterCard or Discover) or Debit card for any fees due after login to your HTSB account. Go to My Profile > Fees/Payments tab to view pending payments, make an online payment, view your payment history, and print a payment receipt.

Payment using your online account will:

You will receive an email reminder when an upcoming payment is due. For qualified Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE) teachers, the DOE will make your annual payment automatically and your renewal payment once you complete renewal requirements online.

HTSB staff are not authorized to accept cash or credit/debit cards through the mail or on the telephone for payment of license fees