Out-of-State Certifications

If you hold an educator credential from another state or country, you must apply for a review of your credentials. 

Out-of-State Certified Educators

Certification based on credentials from another country

Out-of-State Test Exemptions   

Contact Information

(512) 936-8400
Phone Options:
Option 2-Educator Certification
Option 3-Fingerprinting
Option 5-Educator Preparation Programs
Option 6-Investigations
Testing questions: (512) 463-9039


Staff in the Division of Educator Certification are also available via the TEA Help desk.
Allow several business days for staff to respond to your ticket.

Help Desk