Step 1: Go to the Texas Judicial Branch Certification Commission website

Home page of Texas Judicial Branch Certification Commission website

Step 2: Choose the "Guardians" program

Choosing the Guardians program

Step 3: Under "Mandatory Guardianship Registration", click the red "click here" link

Clicking the register a guardianship link

Step 4: Fill out the "Initial User Registration - Guardians" form, then click "Register"

Filling out Initial User Registration form

Step 5: Fill in Guardianship Information, then click "Next"

Filling out Guardianship Information form

Step 6: Complete the "Questions" section, then click "Next"

Filling out Questions form

Step 7: Complete the "Attestation" section, then click "Submit Application"

Filling out Questions form

Step 8: Now that your application has been submitted, you must complete the online guardianship training. The training can be completed on the Texas Guardianship Training website.

Texas Guardianship Training website

Step 9: Click on "Get This Course", then click on "Signup". Fill in the information and click "Create Account"

Signing up for guardianship training

Step 10: Complete the Guardianship Training video

Watching the Guardianship Training video

Step 11: Once you have completed the course, exit out of the course window. A "Congratulations" page should appear. Click "Download certificate", print the certificate, and deliver the certificate to the court.

Certificate of completion

Step 12: Now that you are ready to submit your certificate to the court, you must provide any criminal history information. Visit the JBCC website to read the requirements. Read the information provided on this page, and wait for an email from the JBCC.

Review the criminal background check requirements