Midwives Exam Information
Midwives Written Exam Information
The written theory examination will continue to be the national exam administered by National exam administered by the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM). After submitting an application to TDLR for initial licensure, you will be sent notification from NARM, once you have met all examination eligibility requirements.
Midwives Jurisprudence Exam Information
The Texas Midwives Jurisprudence Examination content is based on the state and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to midwifery practice as described in the current Texas Midwifery Basic Information and Instructor Manual. All applicants for initial licensure must submit proof of completing the jurisprudence examination at the time they submit their Texas Midwife License Application. Licensed Midwives must additionally submit proof of passing the jurisprudence examination in the four years preceding renewal. Applicable fees are paid directly to the vendor for the jurisprudence examination.
Please note, upon paying the jurisprudence exam registration fee, your exam must be completed within 30 days. After 30 days, your fee and registration will expire and your exam will be invalidated. To take the jurisprudence exam again, you will need to re-register and pay a new fee.