MVD & Auto Dealer Surety Bonds

MVD Surety Bonds | Auto Dealer Surety Bond & Used Car Dealer Bond

Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

Type of Bond

MVD bonds are required by the state in order for a dealer to obtain a dealer license. A MVD bond is one of the most common types of surety bonds. Each state will have a different surety bond amount and unique bond form.

What does a MVD Bond do?

MVD bonds protect the obligee from a variety of different infractions incurred by the dealer.

Here is a list of generic examples the bond may cover:

>Misrepresentation or false, deceptive, or misleading statements with regard to the sale or financing of motor vehicles

>Fails to pay Motor Vehicle fees

>Fails to procure a valid title

>Fails to pay State Sales Tax

Always review the state bond form and state statues for more details.

Auto Dealer bonds with State specific bond expiration dates:

Alabama Used Car Dealer Bond expiring 9/30

Florida has several different MVD bonds required for different classes of business with specific expiration dates

Florida MVD Bond expiring 4/31

Florida Franchise Dealer Bond expiring 12/31

Florida MVD Bond for Mobile Home sells expiring 9/30

Georgia MVD Bonds expire on 3/31 every even year

Illinois MVD Bond expiring 12/31

Louisiana MVD Bond expiring 12/31

Missouri MVD Bond expiring 12/31

Montana MVD Bond expiring 12/31

Nebraska MVD Bond expiring 12/31

New Jersey MVD Bond expiring 3/31

Oklahoma MVD Bond expiring 12/31

West Virgina MVD Bond expiring 6/30

Wisconsin MVD Bond expiring 12/31

States with longer bond terms

Oregon MVD Bonds have a 3 year term

Tennessee MVD Bonds have a 2 year term

Texas MVD Bonds have a 2 year term

States that require different MVD bonds or amounts


$100,000 Arizona MVD Bond is required for New Auto Dealers and Used Auto Dealers.

$25,000 Arizona MVD Bond is required for Title Service Companies, Brokers, Wholesale and Auto Auction Dealers

$10,000 Arizona MVD Bond is required for Automotive Recyclers


$10,000 California Wholesale Dealer Bond the dealer must sell less than 25 vehicles per year and either be a Motorcycle Dealer, All-Terrain Dealer or Wholesaler Dealer

$50,000 California MVD Bond (Retail dealer)


$25,000 Florida MVD Bond (General)

$10,000 Florida Recreational Vehicle Dealer Bond

$25,000 Florida Mobile Home Dealer Bond





Different names same bond type:

To help clarify any confusion, a Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond / MVD Bond are referred to by a variety of different names. It is also called a DMV Bond, Auto Dealer Bond, Dealer Bond, and Used Car Dealer Bond.


Program: Our agency currently has several specialty programs that can help you place your MVD Bond.

MVD Bonds are an extension of credit, like a loan your rate will be based upon your credit situation. Most surety agencies will decline your bond submission if you don't have a 700 credit score, but our company is different. We can help you in almost any credit or financial situation. Our rates start at 1% to 3% for most surety bonds. If your credit has taken a beating the rates start at 4% to 25%.

Always check with the "Obligee" for details

MVD Bond Application


Our application process for a MVD Bond is easy. You can apply for the MVD Bond Application .

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Obligee Information

An obligee is the entity that is requiring you to have the MVD.

Here are a few state specific bonds

State Surety Bond type Bond Amount Obligee More info
Alabama  Mvd Bond $10,000.00  Alabama Department Of Revenue  Alabama Mvd Bond
Alaska  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Alaska Division Of Motor Vehicles  Alaska Mvd Bond
Arizona  Mvd Bond $100,000.00  Arizona Department Of Transportation  Arizona Mvd Bond
Arkansas  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission  Arkansas Mvd Bond
California  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  State Of California Department Of Motor Vehicles  California Mvd Bond
Colorado  Mvd Bond $50000.00  State Of Colorado Mvd  Colorado Mvd Bond
Connecticut  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Connecticut Department Of Motor Vehicles  Connecticut Mvd Bond
Dc  Mvd Bond $25,000  District Of Columbia Department Of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs  Dc Mvd Bond
Federal  Mvd Bond $10,000.00  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration   Federal Mvd Bond
Florida  Mvd Bond $25,000  Florida Department Of Highway Safety And Motor Vehicles  Florida Mvd Bond
Georgia  Mvd Bond $35,000  Georgia Motor Vehicle Division  Georgia Mvd Bond
Hawaii  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  Hawaii Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs  Hawaii Mvd Bond
Idaho  Mvd Bond $20,000.00  Idaho Department Of Transportation  Idaho Mvd Bond
Illinois  Mvd Bond $20,000.00  Illinois Secretary Of State  Illinois Mvd Bond
Indiana  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  Indiana Bureau Of Motor Vehicles  Indiana Mvd Bond
Iowa  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Iowa Department Of Transportation  Iowa Mvd Bond
Kansas  Mvd Bond $15,000.00  Kansas Department Of Revenue  Kansas Mvd Bond
Kentucky  Mvd Bond $20,000.00  Kentucky Motor Vehicle Commission  Kentucky Mvd Bond
Louisiana  Mvd Bond $10,000.00  Department Of Public Safety And Corrections Office Of Motor Vehicles  Louisiana Mvd Bond
Maine td> Mvd Bond $5,000.00  Maine Bureau Of Motor Vehicles  Maine Mvd Bond
Maryland  Mvd Bond $15,000.00  Administrator Of Mvd St Of Maryland  Maryland Mvd Bond
Massachusetts  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  City Of Boston  Massachusetts Mvd Bond
Michigan  Mvd Bond $10,000.00  Commonwealth Of Michigan Registry Of Motor Vehicles  Michigan Mvd Bond
Minnesota  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Minnesota Department Of Public Safety  Minnesota Mvd Bond
Mississippi  Mvd Bond $25,000  State of Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission   Mississippi Mvd Bond
Missouri  Mvd Bond $25,000  Missouri Commission Of Motor Vehicles  Missouri Mvd Bond
Montana  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Montana Dmv  Montana Mvd Bond
Nebraska  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Nebraska Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Board  Nebraska Mvd Bond
Nevada  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Nevada Department Of Motor Vehicles  Nevada Mvd Bond
New Hampshire  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  New Hampshire Director Of The Division of Motor Vehicles  New Hampshire Mvd Bond
New Jersey  Mvd Bond $10,000.00  New Jersey Division Of Motor Vehicles  New Jersey Mvd Bond
New Mexico  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division  New Mexico Mvd Bond
New York  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  Department Of Motor Vehicles   New York Mvd Bond
North Carolina  Mvd Bond $10,000.00  North Carolina Division Of Motor Vehicles  North Carolina Mvd Bond
North Dakota  Mvd Bond $10,000.00  North Dakota Department Of Transportation  North Dakota Mvd Bond
Ohio  Mvd Bond $14,000.00  Ohio Bureau Of Motor Vehicles  Ohio Mvd Bond
Oklahoma  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  State Of Oklahoma  Oklahoma Mvd Bond
Oregon  Mvd Bond $40,000.00  Department Of Transportation  Oregon Mvd Bond
Pennsylvania  Mvd Bond $20,000.00  Department Of Transportation Bureau Of Motor Vehicles  Pennsylvania Mvd Bond
Rhode Island  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Dealers License & Regulations Office  Rhode Island Mvd Bond
South Carolina  Mvd Bond $15,000.00  People Of The State Of South Carolina  South Carolina Mvd Bond
South Dakota  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  Department Of Revenue And Regulation  South Dakota Mvd Bond
Tennessee  Mvd Bond $5,000.00  Director Of Tennessee Motor Vehicle Commission  Tennessee Mvd Bond
Texas  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Motor Vehicle Division  Texas Mvd Bond
Utah  Mvd Bond $75,000.00  People Of The State Of Utah  Utah Mvd Bond
Vermont  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  Agency Of Transportation Department Of Motor Vehicles  Vermont Mvd Bond
Virginia  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  Commonwealth Of Virginia  Virginia Mvd Bond
Washington  Mvd Bond $30,000.00  Department Of Licensing Business And Professions Division  Washington Mvd Bond
West Virginia  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  West Virginia Division Of Motor Vehicles  West Virginia Mvd Bond
Wisconsin  Mvd Bond $50,000.00  State Of Wisconsin Department Of Motor Vehicles  Wisconsin Mvd Bond
Wyoming  Mvd Bond $25,000.00  Wyoming Department Of Transportation  Wyoming Mvd Bond
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