How to Register for a TExES Exam

Once an account has been established with the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency the next step in registering for the appropriate TExES exam can be completed at the Educational Testing Service (ETS) TExES portal.

  1. Go to to register.
  2. Click on the "Register" link (at top of page).
  3. Log in if you are an existing user or click on the "New User" button if you are a new user. You will need:
    • TEA ID number (established when you set up your TEA account)
    • First and Last Name
    • Date of Birth
  4. Once you have an active account sign in and click on register for a test. Read the instructions carefully and complete the compliance with rules section
  5. Make your test selections (test, city, test site ect.)
  6. Click the "Add Test" button
  7. Payment ($134) by credit or debit card must also be made during this step.
  8. Print the ADMISSION TICKET to take along on the test date for admission to the site.