The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services requires the Florida Fertilizer Dealer Surety Bond.
The bond must be in the amount of $1,000. It also must use the Department’s Fertilizer Dealer Bond Form. The bond states that the dealer will make honest and full reports of the tonnage of fertilizer sold as provided in the Florida Statues. It also states the dealer will pay the Commissioner of Agriculture a per ton fee.
Why do you need the Surety Bond?
The Florida Fertilizer Dealer Surety Bond is a part of the application process to become a licensed manufacturer, importer, dealer, agent or seller of fertilizer. The application process is also with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. This bond shows the Department that you, as a business person, can be trusted to run an ethical business with good business practices. Surety bonds essentially act as a professional co-signer. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services requires the Florida Fertilizer Dealer Surety Bond to ensure that it only grants licenses to those who will responsibly run their business.
How to Obtain the Florida Fertilizer Dealer Bond
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.
- Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium
Once these steps have been completed, the Surety 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.
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