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CE and CLE FAQs

Below you will find the most frequently asked questions relating to our continuing education program's process and the acquisition of credit hours for Continuing Education "CE" and Contining Legal Education "CLE" credits.

CE FAQs

Webinars as of 2020
New webinars will continue to be released the 3rd Thursday of each month and can be accessed in the New Webinar section of the "TX CE & CLE Courses" page in the Education section.

See the Current Webinars section of the same page for Online Courses & Materials.

Provide your name and email in the registration form before you watch the webinar. At the end of each recording, once you close the window, you will be directed to the Credit Request Form. Fill out that form in its entirety and click submit.

You’ll be notified your credit was submitted to Sircon within the 30 calendar days allotted.
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Webinars Prior to 2020
Follow the directions on the website. (Download using Chrome or Firefox – other browsers won’t download the entire podcast.) For webinars recorded from March 2019 to December 2019, participants can fill out of the Credit Request form in its entirety and click submit.

You’ll be notified your credit was submitted to Sircon within the 30 calendar days allotted.
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Webinars beginning 2020
At the end of each recording, you will be directed automatically to the Credit Request Form.

Webinars Recorded March 2019 – December 2019
A link for the Credit Request Form is in the notes of the podcast page.

The participant must individually register for each webinar, listen to the entirety of the webinar and provide the 4 passwords given throughout the webinar.

To receive credit, all 4 passwords are required in the order given.

All podcasts prior to January 16, 2020 must be listened to using Google Chrome or Firefox – the entire podcast may not download properly with other browsers.

Within 30 calendar days. TDI allows up to 30 calendars days for providers to submit credit to Sircon.

TDI currently requires certificate retention for four years after the date issued.

As per TDI Regulations, each person must be verified by name on a registration list to receive credit.

No—per the TDI, providers can only submit credit confirmation to the person who took the course.

If the incorrect license number was submitted, then your CE Credit cannot be processed through the Sircon website.

The 7-digit TDI license number is found on the left side of your Escrow Officer Certificate of License.

Please see P-28 Requirements for Continuing Education for Title Agents and Escrow Officers; and Chapter 2652, Ins. Code for Agents and Escrow Officers.

No, TDI approves webinars either for 1 hour of CE or 1 hour of Ethics. They cannot be interchanged.

No. P-28III.A.1 states that continuing education courses must be taken during the actual renewal period. Excess hours may not be carried forward to the next reporting period.

Per the TDI, there will be only one (1) License number per Escrow Officer with all title agents linked to your number.

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Only credits received after March 15,2019 have been submitted to Sircon.

Credits processed prior to March 15, 2019 must be submitted by the Escrow Officer to the TDI via e-mail (CE@tdi.texas.gov). TDI will upload your CE Credit hours onto the Sircon website. Providers do not have access to date CE Credit hours prior to March 15, 2019.

90-days prior to renewal, the TDI will send a notice of renewal – which will contain instructions on how to renew. Further information can be located on the TDI website or email provided for TDI licensing questions.

TDI requires all credit to be submitted via Sircon.

You can access your transcript through the Sircon website.
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TDI Continuing Education & License Renewal Questions – CE@tdi.texas.gov

TDI Licensing Questions – license@tdi.texas.gov

TDI Escrow Officer Information - www.tdi.texas.gov/agent/escrow-officer-manage.html

Continuing Legal Education FAQs

New webinars will continue to be released the 3rd Thursday of each month and can be accessed via the New Webinar section of the "Texas CE & CLE Courses" page in the Education section.

See the Current Webinars section of the same page for Online Courses & Materials.

For webinars beginning in 2020, participants must provide first & last names and e-mail address in the registration form and select “Register”.

For webinars recorded prior to 2020, be sure to download the podcast using Chrome or Firefox – other browsers won’t download the entire podcast and follow the instructions provided at the end of the presentation.

Webinars beginning 2020
At the end of each recording, once you close the window, you will be directed to the Credit Request Form.

Webinars Recorded March 2019 – December 2019
A link for the Credit Request Form is in the notes of the podcast page.

Webinars Recorded prior to March 2019
Participants will follow the instructions provided at the end of each webinar and e-mail their requests to CECertificate@stewart.com.

Within 30 calendar days, however, we will make a reasonable effort to complete requests sooner. Per the State Bar: CLE sponsors are not responsible for meeting individual attorney reporting deadlines.

To be eligible for CLE Credit you are required to provide us with:

  • Participant Name as it appears on your State Bar license
  • Final Password given at the end of the webinar by the presenter;
  • Texas State Bar License Number
  • Affiliation with Stewart Title

If you are an attorney and an Escrow Officer requesting both CLE and CE Credit, then you must fill out both the "CE + CLE Credit" form or provide required information for both CE and CLE in your e-mailed request.

Please visit our CE FAQs for additional information.

Please see the Texas State Bar website for that information – see State Bar of Texas Definition of MCLE Credit

Please see the Texas State Bar website for that information – see section 6. Minimum Educational Requirements (E)

We are not able to issue credit to any requests missing the final password.

All podcasts recorded prior to January 2020 must be listened to using only Google Chrome or Firefox. The entirety of the podcast will not properly download with other browsers.

No. Participants will now be directed to a fillable form to be completed and submitted directly to the credit request processor. Attachments cannot be added to the form.

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