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Title insurance filing requirements

What forms do I file?

You are required to file all title insurance forms. See exceptions under RCW 48.18.100.

Title insurance filing requirements

Filings must include

Filings should not include

  • Policy jackets

  • Declarations pages

  • Any other form made a part of the policy

  • Only applications made part of the policy

  • Brochures

  • Policyholder notices - unless the notice amends or modifies policy provisions

  • Manuscript forms used on a one-time basis

  • Billing notices, binders, etc.

  • Applications, unless made part of the policy

What rates and rules do I file?

You are required to file all title insurance rates and rules, as described in in RCW 48.29.140. See also WAC 284-29A, which describes filing requirements that will apply to rates effective on or after January 1, 2014.

How do I file?

For forms

For rates and rules