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Welcome to the Oklahoma Abstractors Board!

The Oklahoma State Legislature adopted the Oklahoma Abstractor’s Law (Title 1) January 1, 2008, which directs the Oklahoma Abstractors Board to regulate Oklahoma’s abstract industry.

The office of the Oklahoma Abstractors Board (OAB) employs an Executive Director, Inspector and Administrative Assistant to staff the Board office. The Board issues Certificates of Authority, individual abstractor licenses as well as Permits to Develop Abstract Plants. In addition, the Board offers testing monthly to individuals seeking their abstract licenses.

The OAB also investigates consumer and industry complaints concerning abstracting issues and attempts to resolve them by using informal resolution methods.



OAB Objectives
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  • Encourage and require high standards of abstract plant development and maintenance.
  • Encourage and require high standards and ethical practices, customer service and professional knowledge of licensees.
  • Provide quality service in issuance and renewal of Individual Abstractor Licenses, Permits and Certificates of Authority.
  • Assist consumers in resolving issues with abstract companies; safeguard the public interest; uphold State Statutes and Administrative Rules regarding Abstractors.


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Last Modified on 06/17/2015
Special Announcements

  • REVISED RATE SHEETS BEGINNING JULY 1, 2015 The Board has revised both the Time and Page based rate sheets. These new forms MUST be used after July 1, 2015 but may be used at this time. They may accessed on our "Forms" page.

  • The OAB is now offering a new category under "Employment" on this website. Abstract companies can notify the Executive Director if they have a job opening and we will publish this on our website at no charge. If a licensee is looking for a position with an abstract company, they should also notify us and we will put their contact information on the website. Please call our office for more information on this service.

  • *Tests in 2015 for Abstractor's Licenses will all be located at the new OAB office at 421 NW 13th St., Suite 180, Oklahoma City, OK, An educational program will be provided beginning at 1:00 p.m. You may attend the education part at no extra charge other than your application fee for taking the test. The test will begin at 2:00 p.m. The test dates have been placed on our web calendar and listed at the bottom of this page. Please call our office for more information.

  • *Coming soon, HB1032 requires all state agencies to offer online licensing. Online licensing will be in effect someday, but at this time we don't know when! A link wil be put on the front page as soon as it is available.

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