Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)

The Texas title industry is fully regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). Rates, rules and forms pertaining to title insurance are issued by the Commissioner of Insurance.

Key TDI Contact Information Rulemaking and Rate Hearings Compliance Tools TDI Reports Statutes, Rules, & Audit Manual Consumer & Lender Info


Key TDI Contact Information

Where to send questions and submissions related to licensing, reporting and compliance

Title Licensing Forms (FINT forms)
TDI-TitleLicensing@tdi.texas.gov | 512.676.6475

Title Agent Required Reporting - T-S5, T-S1, Annual Escrow Audit Report, Wind Down Plan
TitleExaminations@tdi.texas.gov | 512.676.6880

Agent and Underwriter Experience Reports/Statistical Data Calls
PCDataCallTitle@tdi.texas.gov | 512.676.6680

Renewals and CE Credits
CE@tdi.texas.gov | 512.676.6500

All other Title Questions
Title@tdi.texas.gov | 512.676.6710

Complaints
ConsumerProtection@tdi.texas.gov | 800.252.3439 

Report Fraud
https://www.tdi.texas.gov/fraud/index.html 

General Information
TDI Title Insurance Information | How TDI Regulates and Oversees Title Insurance Agents | Employee Search | 512.676.6710 

Rulemaking and Rate Hearings

Rulemaking
2023 – Rulemaking Hearing
2021 – Housekeeping
2018 – Licensing and Continuing Education
2018 – Housekeeping
2012 – Miscellaneous

Rate Hearings

20232019 |  2013 

Other Hearings
Guaranty Assessment Recoupment Charge


Compliance Tools

Statistical Data

Agent Statistical Report
2021 Reports
Published June 2023
.PDF | Excel
Previous Agent Data Reports
Underwriter Experience Report
2017-2021 Report
Published July 2023
.PDF | Excel
Previous Underwriter Data Reports


Stay in Compliance With TLTA's Title Agent Compliance Checklist and Reporting Calendar
TLTA has updated our compliance checklist to help owners, managers and title agents stay in compliance year-round. This important checklist has monthly, quarterly, annual and biennial deadlines, as well as a month-by-month list of deadlines to meet. Some important January deadlines include sales tax reporting (all filers), file guaranty fee remittance form with TTIGA, or Federal reporting of W2 and W3 to Social Security Administration.

Compliance Update Archive

TDI Reports

Quarterly Reports

The Texas Department of Insurance has an online report portal from which you can access the following reports:

  • Licensed Title Agents/Direct Operations by County (Sorting by county capability)
  • Licensed Title Agents/Direct Operations by County
  • Licensed Escrow Officers
  • Underwriter Report (Active Title Agents with Counties)
  • Licensed Title Agents/Direct Operations and DBA names
  • Individual Escrow Officer Information
  • Title Agent Information

Statutes, Rules, & Audit Manual

Title 11
Section I of the Basic Manual contains TITLE 11 of the Texas Insurance Code and is referred to as the Texas Title Insurance Act. It contains statutes specific to title insurance that have been enacted by the Texas Legislature. It also contains portions of TITLE 3 and TITLE 5 pertaining to title insurance.

Basic Manual

The Basic Manual for the Writing of Title Insurance in the State of Texas contains all the rates, rules and forms promulgated by the TDI. It also contains Title 11 of the Texas Insurance Code, the law that governs the regulation of title insurance. Subscribe to TLTA’s Basic Manual Online Service to gain access to the Basic Manual and automatically receive updates. 
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Auditor's Notebook


Consumer & Lender Info

Lender Info: How TDI Regulates and Oversees Texas Title Insurance Agents
The TDI website “How TDI Regulates and Oversees Texas Title Insurance Agents” outlines the strict regulations that title agents are subject to in Texas. This tool can assist title agents in explaining Texas’ high industry standards to lenders, consumers and other non-industry parties.

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The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) released this video explaining how title insurance works for Texas consumers. Featuring TDI's David Muckerheide, this shareable tool is a great resource to share with consumers interested in learning more about title insurance. Click the image above to watch TDI’s explainer video regarding title insurance in Texas.