A business entity that sells, solicits or negotiates insurance on behalf of a title insurance company. See RCW 48.17.010 (leg.wa.gov).
A resident title agent must maintain an established place of business in this state. It must own or lease and maintain a title plant for each and every county in Washington state in which it will be issuing policies. Individual licenses for the employees of a licensed title agent are not required. See RCW 48.29.170 (leg.wa.gov).
Be sure to have your Bond or Guarantee information and your Declaration form (PDF, 349KB) ready. You'll also want to be prepared to submit copies of the articles of incorporation or formation. These documents may be attached to the application, faxed or mailed in.