The Nevada Bail Agent Surety Bond is required by the Division of Insurance, State of Nevada. Pursuant to NRS 697.190, applicants for a bail agent license must provide a $50,000 surety bond. The bond states that the bondholder shall perform the duties of a bail agent as provided in Chapter 697 of the NRS.
General Agent – for all qualified individuals who are appointed by an insurer to supervise or manage the bail bond business.
A general agent applicant must be at least 18 years old and have an appointment by an authorized insurer as General Agent. They must also have a copy of the contract or agreement that authorizes the General Agent to act as General Agent for the insurer. All applicants must also have proof that they completed the 6-hour Nevada State Bail Pre-licensing education. The following documents that required for submission are as listed:
- Application form 327, plus the fee of $185
- Local Law Enforcement Printout from county of applicants residence.
- File a DBA with Secretary of State, if possible
- Electronic fingerprint receipt
- $50,000 surety bond
Agency for Bail – for any qualified firm who has designated each natural person to exercise the authority granted and is appointed by an insurer to supervise or manage the bail bond business.
To be qualified, you must have an appointment by an authorized insurer as General Agent. They must also have a copy of the contract or agreement that authorized the General Agent to act as a General Agent for the insurer, and provide articles from the Nevada Secretary of State showing registration. The required documents, which must be uploaded to SIRCON, are the following:
- A signed, notarized statement from the applicant
- Fiduciary Account or Remittance Statement
- Financial Statement
- Certificate of License status for non-Nevada residents
- $235 fee
- State of Nevada appointment and Termination Form, plus $15 fee
How do I obtain a Nevada Bail Agent Bond?
Complete our easy to navigate online application. Within one business day, one of our licensed agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote for your bond (the “premium”). Once any necessary paperwork is signed and the premium payment is processed, your surety bond will be shipped to you via USPS Priority Mail (overnight shipping options also available).
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