Auctioneer Exam Information

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) has contracted third party vendor, PSI, to develop and administer examinations for the Auctioneers Program.  Examinations are offered at locations around the state on a day to be scheduled by the applicant.

Once you meet all eligibility requirements, you will receive an eligibility email notice from PSI containing instructions for registering and scheduling examinations. You should review the Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB) which will provide you with detailed information about taking the examinations.

Acrobat Reader is necessary to view PDF files. If you need to obtain a copy of this program it is available as a free download for Windows or Macintosh operating systems.  For general information about PSI, go to the company’s website at For information about the PSI testing program, go to

Attention Auctioneer Candidates:

After meeting with Exam Subject Matter Experts, an update was made to the exam content outline and the study guide was revised. Effective September 1, 2020 the exam will be referenced to the updated content outline and study guide. Please view the Candidate Information Bulletin for further information.

Exam Pass/Fail Rates

Fiscal Year 2019 (September 2018 - August 2019)

Auctioneers Pass Fail Total Pass Rate
Total 62 30 92 67.4%


Fiscal Year 2018 (September 2017 - August 2018)

Auctioneers Pass Fail Total Pass Rate
Total 74 49 123 60.2%


Fiscal Year 2017 (September 2016 - August 2017)

Auctioneers Pass Fail Total Pass Rate
Total 75 37 112 67.0%