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New York City Collection Agency Bond

Also Known As "Debt Collection Agency"

The New York City Collection Agency Bond guarantees that debt collectors will abide by all state and federal laws. The surety bond protects the public legally and financially if the collector breaks the law when dealing with the public. If the principle acts against the bond, the state has the legally ability to cancel the bond and revoke the business license.

Typically, the bond amount is determined by factors such as the number of agency employees, how much revenue is expected, and the population the agency will be serving, among others. The bond premium (the cost to you) is only a small fraction of the bond amount. Surety1 works to get you the lowest possible premium for your bond.

Collection Agency Surety Bonds

Surety Bond

  • Required by: New York City Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Minimum Bond Amount: $5,000
  • Maximum Bond Amount: Varies
  • Valid: Renewable

This bond guarantees that the principle will abide by all New York local and state laws.

If the bond is to be cancelled, the obligee must be notified of the cancellation at least 60 days before the cancellation date. the term of the bond corresponds with the licnese and the license renews on January 31 of odd numbered years.

The applicant should verify the bond amount with the obligee before applying for the bond to ensure the bond amount is correct.


Surety1 is not directly involved with the licensing process, but we’ve compiled this information which may helpful for you.

State licensing fees and requirements:

  • Surety bond
  • License application
  • Supporting documents for application (listed on official page)
  • Disclosure form copy
  • Debt collection/child support form
  • License fee

For more licensing information, visit: New York City’s government website.

How do I get a New York City Collection Agency Bond?

At Surety1, we make it easy to obtain the surety bonds you need. Simple complete our easy to use, online application , and one of our licensed agents will contact you with a firm quote. Then make payment (all major credit cards accepted), sign some paperwork, and our bond will be delivered via traceable mail. Overnight shipping is also available.

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New York City Collection Agency Bond


How to Get Your New York City Collection Agency 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 New York City Collection Agency Bond!   If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.
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