California Nurses Registry Bond

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A California Nurses Registry Bond is a type of surety bond  required by the California Secretary of State for any business operating as a Nurses’ Registry (Nurse Staffing Agency) within the state. It’s essentially a safety net for individuals or groups who might be harmed by any unethical or illegal practices of the registry. There are no exceptions based on the size or scope of your registry. As long as you’re “obtaining and filling commitments for CA Nurses registry nursing service” in California, the bond is mandatory.

A “nurses’ registry” refers to a business or agency that connects licensed nurses with individuals or healthcare facilities in need of temporary or permanent nursing staff. They essentially act as a middleman between two parties.

The bond amount is $3,000 and the cost is usually the minimum premium and fees of $150.00.

How to Get a California Nurses Registry Bond

At we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is:

  1. Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application1
  2. Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
  3. Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium

Once these steps have been completed, the California Nurses Registry Bond will be shipped to the bond applicant.
1 -The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license. is a service of AssuredPartners one of the largest and fastest growing insurance agencies in the nation. Representing over a dozen surety bond companies, is the premier online provider of surety bonds nationwide since 2003.

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Nurse Registry Legal Requirements in California

  • Nurses Registry Bond: Obtain a $3,000 California Nurses Registry Bond and file it with the California Secretary of State along with a $30 filing fee.
  • Business License: Secure a business license from your local city or county for tax purposes.
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN): Apply for an EIN from the IRS for tax purposes if you intend to be the sole proprietor or partner in a partnership.
  • Legal Structure: Choose a legal structure for your registry, such as sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), or S corporation. Each has its own legal and tax implications. Consult with a lawyer and accountant to determine the best option for your situation.

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How to Get Your California Nurses Registry Surety Bond

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.

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