Certificate Lookup

The virtual certificate is considered to be the official record of educator certification in Texas that satisfies the Texas Education Code, §21.053(a). All current, expired and inactive certificates will be displayed. View official certification records for Texas educators using the link below.  First and last names must be entered to locate an educator's certificate. The name must match what is in the TEA database. 

Certificate Lookup

Google Chrome will not reflect your current certificate. Use Internet Explorer 9, 10 or 11; for Firefox users you will need to refresh the webpage. 

Verification Letter Requests

An official letter regarding certification routes is now available online (PDF, 154 KB)

If you need an individual letter or form completed you must submit your request in writing through our help desk. Your request must include the following information.

  • Full name
  • TEA Id or the last 4 digits of your social security number
  • Complete address where the information must be sent

Please allow several weeks for your request to be completed. During our peak season from April through October it will take longer to process these requests.