We’d like to recognize the Texas government agencies that partner with us to make online services available to you.
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) now offers an easy, convenient way for veterinarians to pay state-federal laboratory fees and TAHC customers to remit program fees online. Health Certificate/Passport Ordering is also available online. The mission of TAHC is to protect and enhance the health of Texas’ livestock, exotic livestock and poultry industries. Visit the Texas Animal Health Commission website for more information!
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) offers an easy way to renew licenses online. Nursing students seeking Texas nurse licensure by examination can complete and submit an application online. Nurses licensed outside of Texas who wish to practice nursing in Texas can apply online for licensure by endorsement. Additionally, employers can use a convenient online service to verify nurse licenses. A variety of information related to the practice of nursing in Texas can be found on the BON website. For over 100 years, the Board has worked to protect and promote the welfare of Texans by ensuring that anyone holding a nursing license in Texas is competent to practice safely.
Manufactured Housing license holders can quickly renew their licenses, submit and pay for Notices of Installation, and access industry information on the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Manufactured Housing Division’s license holders page. Taxing entities can record and release tax liens on manufactured homes through the MHD Tax Lien Database. In addition, home ownership, installation, and titling records and other important information can be found by searching the Manufactured Housing Database.
Get quick access to the Capitol with Capitol Access Pass (CAP), courtesy of the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Now regular Capitol visitors can avoid long security lines by applying for a pass online. The online service, including a background investigation and screening process, is available to anyone 21 and older (or 18 and older if in the military). Once you’re approved by DPS, you simply go to the ‘Capitol Access Pass’ line, present your DPS-issued driver license or ID card, and skip the wait!
The mission of the Texas Military Forces (TXMF) is to provide the Governor and the President with ready and trained forces in support of the citizens of Texas and State and Federal civil/military authorities at home and abroad. The Texas Military Forces are commanded by the Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Adjutant General's Department, the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG), the Texas State Guard (TXSG) and the Domestic Operations Command (DOMOPS). Our strategic goals are: Put People First, Be Relevant, Be Ready, Communicate, and Partner.
Renew and relax! TxDMV offers online vehicle registration renewal in 181 counties across Texas. It’s fast and easy to renew – just have your VIN, license plate number, insurance info, and credit card on hand. While you’re at it, don’t forget to sign up for TxDMV’s eReminder service and they’ll send you an email reminder 3 weeks before your vehicle registration is due again.
VoteTexas.gov is your official online source for voting information in Texas. On VoteTexas.gov, check to see if you are registered to vote, download a voter registration application, and find answers to frequently asked questions about voting in Texas. You can also find updates about upcoming elections and even remind friends and family to vote. VoteTexas.gov is here to help you make your mark on Texas.
The Office of the Attorney General’s Open Record Division now offers electronic filing for open records ruling requests. This streamlined process will save agencies time, paper, and postage costs. The new online system provides automatic confirmation emails with a date/time stamp and an ID number. With an online option now available for requesting decisions from the Open Records Division, fax or email submissions will no longer be accepted. In addition to the e-filing system, documents may still be submitted by first class US mail, common or contract carrier, interagency mail, or hand delivery (during normal business hours).
Flooding is the most common type of natural disaster, but most Texans don't have flood coverage. The Texas Department of Insurance encourages you to consider flood insurance to protect your home and property.
Crafted Precious Metal Dealers must register permanent and temporary business locations with the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner (OCCC). Register and make your payment online before you engage in regulated business transactions. Remember to print registration certificates and to display them at registered locations. Visit the Crafted Precious Metal Dealer Registration information page on the OCCC website for information about registration requirements, governing statute and rules, and public records access.
The Office of Public Insurance Counsel's improved insurance policy comparison tool is now available online atwww.opic.state.tx.us. Consumers can compare the terms of auto, home, condo and renter's policies. While OPIC has had a policy comparison tool for several years, this version allows the consumer to compare up to five policies at a time in an easy to read format. Additionally, it includes helpful definitions of insurance terminology and allows the consumer to select and compare the specific coverages they need.
Preserving the memories of today's heroes for future generations of Texans is the mission of the Voices of Veterans Oral History Program. Military history often highlights stories of major battles, equipment or famous leaders. Yet, the personal accounts of the men and women on the frontlines-stories of courage, fear, duty and survival-are often overlooked. They teach important lessons that can't be found in any textbook, yet they are forgotten with every passing year. Listen online at voicesofveterans.org or call 1.800.252.VETS (8387) or 512-463-1970 to set up an interview.