Ins. Code Section 2652.051
(a)Before an initial license is issued to an individual to act as an escrow officer in this state for a title insurance agent or direct operation, the individual must file an application for an escrow officer’s license with the department on forms provided by the department and the title insurance agent or direct operation must file an appointment of the escrow officer under Section 2652.1511 (Appointment of Escrow Officer).
(b)The application must be:
(1)accompanied by a nonrefundable license fee; and
(2)signed and sworn to by the title insurance agent or direct operation and by the proposed escrow officer.
(c)The completed application must state that:
(1)the proposed escrow officer is an individual who is a bona fide resident of:
(A)this state; or
(B)a state adjacent to this state;
(2)the proposed escrow officer is an attorney or is a bona fide employee of:
(A)an attorney licensed as an escrow officer; or
(B)a title insurance agent or direct operation;
(3)the proposed escrow officer has reasonable experience or instruction in the field of title insurance;
(4)the title insurance agent or direct operation does not know of any fact or condition that disqualifies the proposed escrow officer from receiving a license; and
(5)the proposed escrow officer is a bona fide employee of a title insurance agent or direct operation with an office in this state.
(d)Notwithstanding Sections 406.004 (Eligibility) and 406.020 (Removal from State), Government Code, a person qualified under this section as an escrow officer may hold a license and operate as a notary public under Chapter 406 (Notary Public; Commissioner of Deeds), Government Code.
Section 2652.051 — License Application,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.2652.htm#2652.051 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).