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After your completed license application has been reviewed and your application fee has been received, you will be notified that you are approved to sit for the licensing exam.
You may be notified either by email or by regular mail. Please ensure that your contact information provided on the license application is correct.
Applicants have one year from the date the application was received by TDLR to satisfy all the requirements to obtain a license, including passing the examination.
TDLR offers examinations through our third-party vendor, PSI, at their many locations throughout Texas, including:
- Corpus Christi
- El Paso
- Fort Worth
- San Antonio
Scheduling an Exam
If you are eligible for examination, then you can visit the PSI website at or contact PSI by phone at (833) 333-4741 to schedule your exam date.
Your name must match exactly with the information TDLR has on file.
Please see the Candidate Information Bulletin for detailed information on scheduling your exam.
Requests for Special Accommodations
Every reasonable accommodation will be made in meeting a candidate’s needs. Applicants with disabilities or those who would otherwise have difficulty taking the exam should make a request for alternative arrangements with PSI. Details for requesting special accommodations can be found in the Candidate Information Bulletin.
Candidate Information Bulletin
Please read the candidate information bulletin completely and thoroughly before you attempt to take the exam.
If you have any questions about the exam, or if there are any parts of the Candidate Information Bulletin that you don’t understand, please contact PSI at (833) 333-4741.
The examination fees can be found in the Candidate Information Bulletin for your specific exam type.
Requirements for Identification
You must provide a valid government-issued ID (driver’s license, state ID, passport), which includes your signature, photograph, and date of birth.
A list of acceptable forms of identification can be found in the Candidate Information Bulletin. A public high school ID is a government ID and will be accepted if the ID bears your signature, photograph, and date of birth.
An expired driver’s license will be accepted only if accompanied by a VALID Texas Department of Public Safety temporary permit.
See the “Reference List” section of the Candidate Information Bulletin for a detailed list of materials used to prepare the questions for the examination.
The examination is closed book. Reference materials will not be permitted inside the testing areas.
Cancellations, Late Arrivals, and Missed Exams
Details regarding PSI’s cancellation policy can be found in the Candidate Information Bulletin.
If you miss your exam date, or if you arrive late, you will not be able to take the scheduled examination and your examination fee will be forfeited.
Your grade will be handed to you at the test center by the PSI proctor after you have completed the test. The grade report given to you at the exam site is for your records only.
PSI will send all exam results to TDLR electronically. You do not need to send your test results to TDLR.
A score of 70% or better is required to pass the exam. You may retake each exam as many times as needed until you successfully pass the examination, however you may be responsible for paying additional examination fees with each attempt.