Educator Certification & Testing
Browse through the Frequently Asked Questions or click Submit a Request to submit your question to TEA.
- ★ Paying for Permits Online
- ★ How do I register for a certification examination?
- ★ How do I apply for military fee exemption for certification?
- ★ How do I submit a copy of my out-of-state certificate?
- ★ How do I request a temporary file number to establish a TEAL/certification account?
- ★ How do I update my social security number on my teacher certification record?
FAQs - Educator Certification
- How do I request test approval (i.e., PACT) to enter an educator preparation program?
- I have reached the 5-attempt testing limit. What do I do next?
- How do I find educational activities for my test-limit waiver?
- Who is an approved provider of educational activities for my test-limit waiver?
- How do I register for a test?
- I’m moving out of state. How do I request a test verification letter?
FAQs - Educator Testing
- Certificate Search (for self)
- Certificate Search (third party)
- Certificate Print Error
- Date of Birth
- Social Security Number