Register a Guardianship

Registration of Guardianships (Effective June 1, 2018)

Effective June 01, 2018, prior to being appointed Guardian, you must:

  • Apply to register online with the JBCC certification, registration & licensing system using the red button below. 
  • After completing and submitting the guardianship registration information to the JBCC, complete the Guardianship Training Module. 
  • Online training is available on the Guardianship Training page. 
  • All persons applying for appointment as guardian are subject to a criminal history background check by the JBCC. 
  • Criminal History information is available on the Criminal History page.
  • Attorneys, certified guardians, and corporate fiduciaries are not required to have a criminal history background check conducted or complete the guardianship training module. 
  • All information contained in the Guardianship Registration is confidential and is not searchable by the public.

If you have any questions, please contact the JBCC at jbccguardianregistration@txcourts.gov

JBCC Online Certification, Registration & Licensing System

Applications for Guardianship Registration cannot be submitted prior to June 1, 2018. Early applications are not being accepted. 

 The Judicial Branch Certification Commission (JBCC) has a new online certification and licensing system. The new system allows users to:

  • Register Guardianship
  • Update Contact Information
  • Check the status your registration

Tips for Using the Online Certification, Registration & Licensing System

  • Please do not apply both online and by mail. Apply online or by mail (i.e., do not submit your registration online and mail it too).
  • If you start the registration process online, you cannot complete it by mail (i.e., do not apply online, then mail/fax/email your paperwork or supporting documentation). Registrations must be completed entirely online or entirely by mail.
  • If you see incorrect information on your account/profile and you are unable to correct yourself, please send an email to jbccguardianregistration@txcourts.gov to request an update by staff. 
  • Pre-Existing Guardians must enter their qualification dates and cause/case numbers in the Additional Information section of their guardianship registration application.
  • The Qualification Date is the date stated on your Letters of Guardianship.
  • In the field for Former Names, if you do not have any former names, you must enter "None" in this field.
  • When entering the address for the Ward, you must enter a physical address.