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Commissioner’s Bulletin # B-0019-18

December 12, 2018

To:   Texas title insurance underwriting companies

Re:   2018 title insurance underwriters data call

TDI issues this mandatory data call under Insurance Code Section 2703.153, which requires each title insurance underwriting company engaged in the business of title insurance to annually submit data to TDI. The data collected is used to set title insurance premium rates, as required by Insurance Code Section 2703.151. This data call requests income, expense, and policy data from calendar year 2017.

You must respond to this data call no later than March 15, 2019, using the instructions and forms found below.

You must use the forms posted in the links in this bulletin. TDI cannot accept scanned, faxed, or mailed copies of the report. You must submit your report file and affidavit to

All required fields must be filled out even if your company does not have any experience to report:

  • If your company has no data to report for 2017 you must still submit a report. Please see the instructions for additional information on submitting a "none" report.
  • If your company did not issue any policies or collect any premiums but still has expense to report, fill out the report as stated in the instructions.

If you are unable to download any of the data call documents, or you have any questions concerning this data call, please contact Shanna Sherwood by phone at 512-676-6681, or by email at

Appendix I – Texas Title Insurance Statistical Plan
Appendix II – ALTA Risk Codes

For more information, contact:

Last updated: 12/18/2018