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Application for Title Plant Waiver Release Certificate Return to Resource Desk
This application requires the following narratives or uploads, and cannot be saved prior to submission. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  1. Applicant’s business plan
  2. Applicant’s abstracting experience
  3. Three (3) abstracts prepared by Applicant
  4. History of any professional disciplinary actions
  5. Facts that justify a waiver for the Applicant under IAC 265—9.7(1) “d”(5) and 9.7(1)”d”(6)”4” Download Rule Sections
  6. Three (3) letters of reference
Tips for Uploading Documents
  1. Only .pdf format documents may be uploaded.
  2. Do not combine multiple required documents as one file. Each required document should be saved and uploaded as an individual file.
  3. The maximum file size for the total of all uploaded documents is 150 MB.
  4. Check your file sizes in advance. The combined file size for the application submission cannot exceed 150MB. To determine the size:
    1. Locate the folder on your computer that contains your documents.
    2. Select the Details option from within the "Views" drop-down menu.
    3. The file size displays in the "Size" column.
    4. Add the file sizes for all of the documents to be submitted. If your documents are sized in KB, there are 1,000 KB in 1 MB.
Please have the documents ready for submission before beginning application.
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Contact Information
Name of Applicant:*
Iowa Title Guaranty Participant #:Help Text  
Applicant is an:*
Applicant Business Address:*
Zip Code:*
Name of Primary Contact:*
Primary Contact Phone Number:*
Primary Contact Email Address:*
Upload Applicant's business plan:*
(upload .pdf only)
Select county or counties in which the Applicant intends to abstract:*
Describe or upload a document describing the Applicant's abstracting experience:*
(upload .pdf only)
Upload three (3) abstracts prepared by the Applicant:*
(upload .pdf only)
(upload .pdf only)
(upload .pdf only)
Describe or upload a document describing history of any professional disciplinary actions against the Applicant:*
(upload .pdf only)
Describe or upload a document describing the relevant facts that justify a waiver for the Applicant under IAC 265-9.7(1) "d"(5) and 9.7(1)"d"(6)"4":Help Text*
(upload .pdf only)
Upload three (3) letters of reference in support of the Applicant:*
(upload .pdf only)
(upload .pdf only)
(upload .pdf only)
Upload any other relevant information the Applicant would like the Iowa Title Guaranty Board to consider:
(upload .pdf only)
Attestation and Signature
*: I attest to the accuracy and truthfulness of the information contained in this application. I agree to use an electronic signature in lieu of a handwritten signature, and Iowa Title Guaranty agrees to accept the electronic signature. I understand that no action will be taken on an incomplete application. I agree to accept all notices and correspondence regarding this application via electronic mail using the email address provided by the Applicant.
Signature of Applicant Contact:*
If you need help or are having trouble with this Application, please call Iowa Title Guaranty at (515) 452-0484 or email titleguaranty@iowafinance.com.

Help Desk: (515) 452-0484