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Credentialing and Fingerprinting Services

​​ ​​​​​​Credentials Staff

 Donna Mantei
Maria Pelayo
Credentials Technician
Corina Ramos
Credentials Technician
Dee Zelinski
Credentials Technician
(714) 966-4306
Credentials is located at:

3001 Redhill Ave. 
Building 4, Suite 109
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Please call 714-966-4306 to make an appointment.

The Orange County Department of Education Credentials Unit serves as the liaison to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for Orange County School Districts and the County Office. We offer fingerprint and Live Scan services.  

The following are the most common types of credentials an individual can hold. Please click on the links for more information.


Fingerprinting Appointments are available between 9:00am and 4:00pm.

Please call us at (714) 966-4306

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) oversees college, university, and alternative program accreditations, issuance of credentials and permits, examinations to meet subject matter competency and any changes in legislation and regulation of teacher credentialing. Please click on the links below for more information.  


For further inquiries regarding credentials, please email:

 To contact the Division of Professional Practices (DPP), please email: