Submit a web-based application by going to www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert. You will need to create your personal account by clicking on "self-register with teach" and complete this process. (There is no cost to create your TEACH account).
TEACH Online Services
Create a NY.gov TEACH Account
Check Box – I have not created a TEACH Account in the past
Once you have established a TEACH account…
You must use the Service Code or URL below to schedule your fingerprinting appointment.
All fingerprinting required by NYS Education Department for certification or employment in schools must be scheduled with MorphoTrust. There are three ways to schedule an appointment:
a. Log onto www.IdentoGO.com and enter the appropriate service code from this table:
b. Click on the appropriate URL from this table below:
c. Call MorphoTrust at: 877-472-6915 to schedule an appointment
Follow all instructions and make payment as necessary. The total fingerprint fee is $99.00.
If you have any questions, please contact the NYSED Fingerprint Helpdesk at: email@example.com or call (518) 473-2998.