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Georgia Certificate of Title Bond

Bond Requirements and Online Application

Georgia Certificate of Title Bond

In order to apply for a Bonded Title for a vehicle in Georgia, the state requires you first obtain a Georgia Certificate of Title Bond.

The cost of this bond is $100.00 for the 4 year term for most vehicles. Apply through Surety1 to get a free, no-obligation quote!

How can I obtain a Bonded Title for my vehicle?

It is important to have a title for your car, as this is required in order to sell or junk your car. If you recently bought a car and you do not have a title or the title has been damaged or lost, you might need to get a Bonded Title. This is essentially a title based on the value of the vehicle when the original proof of ownership has been lost or damaged an cannot be reproduced.

In order to obtain a Bonded Title, you must first meet the following requirements:

  • The owner must be a legal resident of Georgia
  • Georgia Certificate of Title BondThe vehicle must require a Georgia title (if you are unsure, contact your local DMV)
  • Cannot be a 1985 or older year model vehicle
  • Cannot be an abandoned vehicle

If these requirements are met, you can apply for a Bonded Title at your County Tag office. Make sure to prepare the following documentation:

  • Completed Form MV-1/Tag Application
  • Completed Form MV-46 Georgia Certificate of Title Bond issued by a surety company licensed in GA
    • Note: Surety1 represents over a dozen “A” rated surety companies all licensed in Georgia!
  • Completed Form MV-46A Certificate of Title Bond Affidavit
  • Completed Form T-22B Certificate of Inspection
  • Report from the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System
  • Any available ownership papers
  • Payment of $18 for the title fee

More information regarding these requirements can be found on the GA Department of Revenue website.

How can I get a Georgia Certificate of Title Bond and what do I do with it?

First determine your bond amount:

The bond must be in the amount of the average retail value of the vehicle according to the valuation of property listed in the Motor Vehicle Ad Valorem Assessment Manual. If you unsure or do not know how much your Certificate of Title Bond needs to be, you must call the DMV to find out. Surety companies cannot provide this amount for you, as the amount will be specific to each vehicle and situation. Please note you cannot fully complete our application and we cannot write your bond until a bond amount is established.

Next, complete our free online application:

Our free online application only takes a few minutes to fill out. You will need to provide some basic information such as your name, address, the VIN number and bond amount. Within one business day of your submission, one of our licensed agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote for the price to obtain your bond (again, this is generally $100). If you choose to purchase the bond after receiving your quote, we will process your payment and ship you your completed Georgia Certificate of Title Bond via USPS Priority Mail, with overnight shipping options also available.

Finally, submit your bond to the DMV to get a Bonded Title:

Once you receive your Georgia Certificate of Title Bond from us, you need to bring this, along with the other required documents listed above, to your local County Tag Office. There, they will process your documentation and provide you with your Bonded Title, verifying your ownership of the vehicle.

Why choose Surety1?

With over a decade experience in issuing Certificate of Title Bonds, Surety1 has made getting a bond simple and hassle-free. We work with over a dozen “A” rated surety markets to guarantee our customers get the lowest possible quote for their bond. With an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, you can feel confident in the service provided by our surety experts. Licensed in all 50 states.


How to Get Your Georgia Certificate of Title 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 Georgia Certificate of Title Bond!   If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.
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