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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 http://cms.texes-ets.org/ 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.