Cal State L.A. - Certificate of Clearance Application

Certificate Of Clearance

Please read the following instructions carefully:

  1. You may apply for a Certificate of Clearance by downloading Form 41-4.  Mail it with a copy of your completed Live Scan application, and a money order for $27.50.

Click here to download the Certificate of Clearance Application.


  1. You may fill out the Certificate of Clearance Application online by clicking here. (Online fee of $29.50 payable by credit card only.)  If you complete an electronic application, you do not need to mail a copy of your Live Scan application.  The California Teaching Commission will search the Department of Justice (DOJ) database for your electronic fingerprints.