What If I Have a Claim?

If you are protected by a First American owner's title insurance policy, filing a claim request is simple. You can submit your claim request and supporting documentation to First American's Claim Services via email, fax or mail using the following contact information:

First American Title Insurance Company

Attn: National Claims Intake Center 4 First American Way Santa Ana, CA 92707

When you submit your title insurance claim request, please be sure to include the following information:

  • Statement of claim: Include a brief, but specific explanation of why you are submitting a title insurance claim request.
  • Property information: To begin reviewing your title insurance claim request, First American Title will require the full property address. If a street address is not available, please include the legal description and/or the APN (assessor's parcel number) of the property in question.
  • Claimant contact information: In order for us to respond to your claim request, please include your name, address, telephone number(s) and email address, if available.
  • Supporting documentation: This includes a copy of your owner's title insurance policy and any other paperwork that supports your title insurance claim request.
  • Copy of the final settlement statement: This could also include your HUD-1 Settlement Statement or Closing Disclosure.

Owner Claim Request Form

Download the Owner Claim Request Form to help prepare your title insurance claim request. Download the form ›

Lender/Other Party Claim Request Form

Download the Lender/3rd Party Claim Form here. Download the form ›

Got questions? Call First American Title Insurance Company's National Claims Intake Center at 1-888-632-1642.

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