The Alabama Certificate of Title Bond is required by the Alabama Department of Revenue, Motor Vehicle Division. The bond does not protect you. It’s protection for the Motor Vehicle Division in case someone else with the title to the vehicle claims that it is theirs.
Who needs an Alabama Certificate of Title Bond?
When the Department is not satisfied as to the ownership of the vehicle, as a condition of issuing a Certificate of Title, they may require the applicant to file a Certificate of Title bond. With this bond, you are making it known that you are the only owner and that you acquired the vehicle legally.
What is the Bond Amount?
The bond amount varies. Check with the Motor Vehicle Division before applying for your Certificate of Title bond. Verify with them what bond amount you need. Please note you cannot fully complete our application and we cannot write your bond until a bond amount is established.
How do I proceed?
Start by completing the Department’s application using the Motor Vehicle Title, Registration and Insurance Portal (MVTRIP) https://bonds.mvtrip.alabama.gov. Once approved, you will receive the information necessary to apply for your bond.
How do I get an Alabama Certificate of Title Bond?
After the bond has been approved by the MVT, at Surety1.com we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is:
- Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application. 1
- Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
- Email the state provided bond form to Surety1
- Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium.
Once these steps have been completed, your Alabama Certificate of Title Bond will be shipped to the bond principal (applicant).
1-The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal name of applicant for the lost title.
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