Worker's Compensation

Private employers are not required to carry workers’ compensation insurance coverage in Texas. They are, however, required to report their non-coverage status and work-related injuries and occupational diseases to the Division of Workers’ Compensation.

Workers’ compensation insurance can be provided by one of the following ways:

  • Workers’ compensation insurance
  • Self-insurance
  • Group self-insurance

Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation, 333 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78701, 512.676.6000, extension 7,