The New York Process Server Bond is required by the New York City, Department of Consumer Affairs. For process servers, whether applying for a license as an individual or an agency.

The bond is required to be in the amount of $10,000 for an individual or $100,000 for an agency, and it must have a two-year term. The bond states that the bondholder shall comply with NYC Administrative Code Sections 20-403 et seq. and Rules of the City of New York Sections 2-231 et seq.

License requirements for;


  • Completed application formNew York Process Server Bond
  • Photo identification
  • Background information form
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • Roster or process serving agencies
  • Process Server Individual exam and exam fee
  • Electronic Device certification
  • Record-keeping certification
  • Child support certification form
  • Granting authority to act certification form
  • Fingerprints and processing fee
  • License fee


  • Business certificates based on your business’s legal structure
  • Completed application form
  • Process Serving Agency Background information form
  • The roster of Process Servers
  • Process Serving Agency Compliance Plan affirmation
  • Electronic device certification
  • Recordkeeping certification
  • Child support certification form
  • Granting authority to act affirmation
  • Fingerprints and processing fee
  • License fee

How do I obtain a New York Process Server 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).

The surety bond experts at Surety1 are here to help you get bonded quickly and reliably. We work with over a dozen “A” rated surety markets to ensure we find you the lowest rate for your bond. We are also licensed in all 50 states and maintain an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau.

How to Get Your New York Process Server 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.

How to Get Bonded

1. Apply Online
Using our Free & Secure Application
2. Get Your Free Quote
Applications are No-Obligation
3. Get Your Bond
Most Bonds are Approved in 1-2 Business Days

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