The West Virginia Department of Agriculture requires a Licensed Auctioneer bond in the amount of no less than $25,000. This bond is to ensure that the principal is licensed as an auctioneer with the State of West Virginia Department of Agriculture. Such bond shall be conditioned upon the faithful compliance by the auctioneer to pay all required taxes, fees, and penalties imposed by this state and its political subdivisions, as well as the payment by any auctioneer of any final judgment obtained for damages arising out of his conduct or duties as an auctioneer.
What are the requirements to have to get an Auctioneer License in West Virginia?
All applicants for the license must comply with the following:
- Submit a completed application form
- Pay the application fee set by the department
- File a surety bond. As of August 2018, the amount for the surety bond has increased from $10,000 to $25,000.
How do I obtain a West Virginia Licensed Auctioneer 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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