The Surety Bond Blog

THE SURETY BOND BLOG

News & information related to surety bond renewals, requirements, updates and more.

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The Surety Bond Blog provides up-to-date and accurate information on the latest surety bond changes and processes across the United States. Stay tuned for monthly renewal lists, auto dealer licensing requirements, contractors license updates and more.

How am I going to register my vehicle, trailer or boat in Alabama without a proper title?!
How am I going to register my vehicle, trailer or boat in Alabama without a proper title?!
Don’t have acceptable evidence of ownership for your motor vehicle, boat, motor home, mobile home, motorcycle or other titled property in Alabama? Good news! You can obtain a certificate of title by posting a surety bond in compliance with Section 32-8-36, Code of Alabama 1975.
4 Easy Steps to Registering Your Vehicle in Arizona Without a Proper Title
4 Easy Steps to Registering Your Vehicle in Arizona Without a Proper Title
Don’t have acceptable evidence of ownership for your motor vehicle, boat, motor home, mobile home, motorcycle or other titled property in Arizona? Good news! You can obtain a certificate of title by posting a surety bond in order to get a new title so you can register your vehicle. Get…
How to get your federal freight brokers bond (and other related surety bonds).
How to get your federal freight brokers bond (and other related surety bonds).
A freight broker bond (BMC-84) guarantees payment to motor carriers and shippers in the event a freight broker fails to meet the requirements of the agreement or contract. Effective as of October 2013, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires all freight brokers and freight forwarders to post a…
Everything You Need to Know about Title Bonds
Everything You Need to Know about Title Bonds
In addition to helping you register your vehicle, a Title Bond proves that you own the vehicle and have the rights to obtain insurance or even sell the vehicle. Vehicles that require a title include: automobiles, trailers, motorcycles, scooters, ATV’s, custom built vehicles, motorhomes, buses, mobile homes, trailer homes, semi…
Get Your Oregon Highway Use Tax Bond
Get Your Oregon Highway Use Tax Bond
The Oregon Department of Transportation requires a Highway Use Tax Bond for all commercial vehicle operators with a gross weight over 26,000 pounds. Oregon bases its highway-use tax on the number of actual miles traveled in the state of Oregon. The weight of the vehicle is also taken into account.…
California Legal Document Assistant Bonds - CALDA
California Legal Document Assistant Bonds - CALDA
A CALDA bond, or California Legal Document Assistant Bond, is required by the state of California for anyone who is preparing legal documents for others. This $25,000 surety bond is issued for a two-year term and is required to become a registered Legal Document Assistant (LDA) in California.