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Documentary Fee Change Instruction Page

A retail seller must comply with the instructions on this page in order to provide the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner (OCCC) written notice of a documentary fee increase.  Every licensed location and registered office at which licensed activity is conducted must provide separate written notice in order to increase the amount of their documentary fee in excess of $50.  In other words, a retail seller, under Chapter 348 of the Texas Finance Code, is limited to charge a $50 documentary fee unless written notice is provided to the OCCC.  A retail seller who has multiple licenses under a master file number must provide separate written notices for each license in order to charge a documentary fee in excess of $50.

When you click the link for the Documentary Fee Request form, you will be given an option to save or open the file. You must save the Documentary Fee Request form to your computer. It will not work if you chose to open it without saving it first.

After saving the form to your computer, locate the digital file on your computer and open the file.

Depending on your computer settings, you may be given a choice to "Enable Macros" or "Disable Macros" You must choose "Enable Macros" for the form to work and for you to be able to provide the OCCC written notice of a documentary fee increase.

Follow the instructions within the request form.

Save the changes you made to the form.

Attach the Documentary Fee Request form to an E-mail, with the subject line "Doc Fee" and submit your request to docfee@occc.state.tx.us

If you perform these steps correctly, you will receive an e-mail confirming that the OCCC has received the request.  You may not assume that the OCCC received the written notice of the documentary fee increase until you receive an e-mail confirming the receipt from the OCCC.

Click here for the Documentary Fee Request Form.

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Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:19