certified land - title institute

Welcome to the CLTI section of the FLTA website.


In this time of transition, FLTA is making every effort to ensure all of our colleagues have the opportunity to earn the designations of CLC and CLS.  With that, we would like to announce that we have extended the deadline for applications for the CLC and CLS testing to Friday, May 29, 2020.   Additionally, the test date has been moved to August 15, 2020.

The link for the 2020 Application Package is below.  Should you have any questions, please contact Allison Fowhand. Secretary of the CLT Institute-FLTA, at 850-624-8671.

Please remember that we are in this together and we are here for you.  Stay Safe, friends! 

CLS & CLC Test Information

The Examinations for the CLS and CLC designations will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020. 

Here's the link to the 2020 application package.  The full packet includes the Resume Form and the Employer Certification Form

PLEASE NOTE:  The CLT documents and fees MUST be mailed to the CLT Institute Secretary and NOT to the FLTA office.  The instructions for mailing and the fees needed are contained in the application packet.

Searchers and Closers tests are predominantly essay tests and are designed to take 8 hours to complete. Each test is divided into two parts, a.m. & p.m.  The morning is primarily essay for both tests.  The afternoon sessions are legal descriptions, drawings, true/false, etc., for searchers, and closing packages, prorations, multiple choice, etc., in the afternoon for the closers.  The tests are reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis, so you can be assured you will be tested on the most current and up to date information.

The Basic Title Insurance Handbook and the Booth Supplement Chapters are no longer available in PAPER form.  The data is now available on a Flash drive, and can be obtained by printing the purchase order form (Hand Book & Supplement) and sending it with your check to the address listed on the form.  We are sorry, but paying for it by check is the only option at this time.

Other helpful materials:
These are all separate documents.


How the tests are structured   

Here's some information you might like to review before you apply to take either test. It explains the application process and how grading works. 

CLT Roster
Click below to view the current list of CLT members.  Please let us know if we need to update or add your information to the list.  (New info is added to the roster after each annual testing cycle.  Corrections are made as needed.  Next annual update is scheduled for August 2019 AFTER  tests for 2019 are administered and graded.)

CLS CLC Roster (rev 10-20-17)


NOTE:  If your name is NOT in the Roster and it should be, OR if your information needs to be updated, please send a message to Debi.Smith@fnf.com and we will help you get that fixed.

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