Successful deregistration does not mean: These forms for registering offenders in Texas require the following information from the offender: DPS notifies communities by mailing a postcard containing information about high-risk sex offender or a civilly committed sexually violent predator to every residence and business in the community. Please review the Sex Offender Frequently Asked Questions for more detailed information about sex offender registration in Texas. This database contains all information provided to Texas local law enforcement authorities by sex offenders required to register. The most serious offenders are designated as civilly committed sexually violent predator. There are also fact guides relating to civil commitment, false allegations, and internet laws. Registered sex offenders are required to periodically report to the local law enforcement authority to verify the accuracy of the registration information and to promptly report certain changes in the information as those changes occur. Sexual performance by a child; Possession or promotion of child pornography; Aggravated kidnapping, if the offender committed the offense or engaged in the conduct with intent to violate or abuse the victim sexually; First-degree burglary in which the offender committed or engaged in the conduct with intent to commit continuous sexual abuse of young child or children, indecency with a child, sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, prohibited sexual conduct, or aggravated kidnapping; Unlawful restraint of a victim younger than 17 years of age; Kidnapping of a victim younger than 17 years of age; Aggravated kidnapping of a victim younger than 17 years of age; Second indecent exposure violation unless it results in a deferred adjudication ; Online solicitation of a minor; or Trafficking of persons. Civilly committed offenders need to verify their registration information once every 30 days, while offenders convicted two or more times for a sexually violent offense, who have received an order of deferred adjudication two or more times, or been convicted and received an order of deferred adjudication must verify their registration information every 90 days. As an attorney for people required to register as a sex offender in Houston, TX, and the surrounding areas, Matt Horak can provide a thorough evaluation of your case when you contact our firm at or toll-free at to set up a confidential consultation.