Lost Instrument Bond Application

An Oregon Lost Stock Certificate Bond is a type of surety bond and will be required to replace a lost stock certificate. The bond will be required by the transfer agent. While the transfer agent may provide a facility to obtain the bond, this is usually the most expensive means of obtaining it. You are not required to purchase the surety bond from the transfer agent. The bond is open penalty, meaning the bond amount equals the value of the underlying stock and increases or decreases with the value of the stock. The bond premium (what one pays for the bond) is a one time fee and is a small percentage of the value of the stock at the time it was reported as lost to the transfer agent.

How to Replace a Lost Stock Certificate in Oregon

If you lose your stock certificate, don’t worry—for the majority of stocks, you still own your shares even without the paper certificate. Follow the steps below to get your certificate replaced.

1. Notify the Transfer Agent

First, you must notify the transfer agent of the loss. The transfer agent will place a “stop transfer” on the certificate. This is to prevent others from cashing it in. The transfer agent or the broker-dealer will then notify the SEC of the lost or missing certificates.

Oregon Lost Stock Certificate Bond

2. Apply for a Oregon Lost Stock Certificate Bond

To replace your lost stock certificate, a “lost instrument bond” for a stock certificate is required by the issuing company. This bond is a third-party guarantee against financial loss for the company.

Oregon residents can apply here for a “lost instrument bond” for your lost stock certificate: Lost Instrument Bond Application

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Learn more about what the bond does and why it’s required.

How to Get Your Oregon Lost Stock Certificate 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
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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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