Texas Education Agency

1701 N Congress Avenue
Austin, TX  78701

(512) 463-9734
Email: Help Desk Ticket
Website:  Out-of-State Certified Educators
Those that hold a standard certificate issued by another state may apply for a review of credentials to seek certification in Texas.  Exemption from taking Texas tests is available with appropriate documentation. Out-of-state test scores are not considered without a review of credentials.

Out-of-State Test Exemptions

Upon review of credentials and application, a one-year non-renewable certificate may be granted. Application for a standard certificate is required upon successful completion of appropriate tests.

Out-of-State Application Instructions