Applications and Forms

Download the Appointment Application

Choose the document format that best matches your computer system. Be sure to download the guide below as well.

Attorney Releases and Judicial Application

All current and former attorneys must complete the State Bar and Judicial Conduct Release Form prior to appointment.

The Judicial Questionnaire must be completed for consideration of appointment to the Texas Judiciary, this includes consideration of appointment to a district attorney position and vacancies on the Texas Supreme Court. An Appointment Application (available above) must also be submitted, along with a photograph, resume, and the State Bar and Judicial Conduct Release form. A writing sample is required for consideration of appointment to the Texas Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, and any Court of Appeals.

Appointee Forms

The following forms and instructions are for use by individuals who have been appointed by the Governor. The forms are provided by the Secretary of State. Please note that the Oath of Office cannot be taken until the Statement of Officer is received by the Secretary of State.

Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program

Governor Abbott has selected his nominations for the 2020-2021 academic year. Students interested in being nominated by Governor Greg Abbott for a conditional Texas Armed Services Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the following application, and submit it to the Appointments Office, along with a current resume and photo beginning in January 2021. For additional information about the scholarship and eligibility requirements, please visit the following website.