NTC begins Special Registration and Licensing of In-service teachers

The National Teaching Council (NTC) has made announcements on the registration and licensing of in-service teachers who received their professional certificates after September 30, 2018, as well as other related matters.

In response to their letter dated 26th July 2022 on the registration and licensing, the National Teaching Council (NTC) Board has exempted all teachers who were employed as non-professional but had their professional certificate after 30th September 2018 from taking the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination, according to Christain Addae-Poku, the NTC’s registrar (GTLE).

According to NTC, the following category of persons are exempted from the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) covers:

1. Only Ghana TVET Service and Ghana Education Service employees.

2. All educators who started working before December 31, 2018, and who can obtain a professional teaching certificate from an accredited institution by 2024 or earlier.

3. All first-degree and diploma holders who are working but lack an education certificate and who obtain their professional certificate on or before December 31, 2024.

Individuals in this category should have been working as unqualified teachers before 2018.


According to the National Teaching Council (NTC), such teachers are required to publish the following files to the Teacher Portal Ghana:

1. Professional credentials.

2. Letters of appointment

3. A photo the size of a passport (white background).

The anticipated educators are instructed to sign in by CLICKING HERE

NOTE: It’s necessary for you to sign in and pay the exemption cost of 150 Ghana Cedis (GH150.00).

The deadline for payment of the exemption fee is March 30, 2023.

The extraordinary dispensation will end on December 31, 2024, it is further disclosed.

For further information, contact via email: or phone number: 0552828853 or website:



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