Florida Transportation Bonds

Several state departments along with some local municipalities have surety bond requirements in place for vehicle and transportation-related businesses to protect Florida's people.

Jet Insurance Company has a direct model, meaning we eliminate unnecessary middlemen (more on that here), allowing you to get the bond you need quickly (often within minutes) and at a competitive rate. If you don't see your bond requirement below, call us at (855) 296-2663.

A $25,000 Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond is required by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for all licensed auto dealers.

If you are unable to provide proof of vehicle ownership, you may be required to obtain a Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title (Lost Title Bond).

Florida recreational vehicle dealers and manufacturers, and mobile home dealers, manufacturers, and installers, need a surety bond filed with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

Private businesses aiding the Miami-Dade County Auto Tag Agency in issuing vehicle and vessel registrations need a Branch Auto Tag Surety Bond

Those applying to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to offer Electronic Temporary Registration (ETR) Third Party Provider services will need to file a $50,000 surety bond.

Commercial, private, and public motorists operating excessive weight and size vehicles on Florida highways and roadways must obtain a permit and an Over-Weight and Over-Dimension Bond.

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Division of Motor Services requires businesses in the Private Rebuilt Vehicle Inspection Program to obtain a $100,000 Rebuilt Motor Vehicle Inspection Facility Bond. 

Tow wreckers in Jacksonville, Florida will need to file a $2,500 Tow Wrecker Bailment Bond as a guarantee that any judgment that comes from towing a motor vehicle (or other violation as a tow wrecker) will be paid.

A car owner or lienholder (like a bank) will need to file a Release of Mechanic’s Lien Bond before the mechanic can release a vehicle that has a mechanic’s lien on it into the custody of whoever filed the bond.

A shipper (aka trucker or drayman) handling trailers and containers that move to and from the Florida East Coast Railway Company (FEC) must enter into an Equipment Interchange Agreement with the FEC. A $10,000 bond is required.

Providers of Ignition Interlock Devices (IID) and related services must hold a $200,000 Ignition Interlock Device Provider Bond.

Rental car centers are enforced by the Broward County Aviation Department to hold a Rental Car Concession and Lease Bond.

Third parties may carry out Class E driving exams (knowledge and driving skills portions) if they are authorized through the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and hold a $200,000 surety bond.

The Orlando International Airport Ground Transportation Permit Office will allow transportation companies and individuals to avoid the required security deposit by obtaining a Non-Concessionaire Permit Bond.

Toll facility users may be required to file a Turnpike Toll Bond with the Department of Transportation as a guarantee of the payment of tolls. Bond types include a Prepaid Account Bond, a Guaranteed Account Bond, or a Sunshine State Parkway Bond for Turnpike Tolls.

Notary Bond Application:

Business Information:

Indemnity Agreement:

I, the undersigned, hereby apply for a Dishonesty Bond also known as a Business Service Bond or Janitorial Service Bond (“bond”) to the Surety Company (“SURETY”) through Jet Insurance Company (“JET”), with whom I hereby grant the authority to act on my behalf with respect to the bond and assign as my Broker of Record, and declare that the statements herein are true and correct. In consideration of the SURETY issuing, renewing or substituting said bond(s), I, individually and as the owner or officer of the bonded entity, hereby understand and agree, as follows: (i) to reimburse, hold harmless, and indemnify SURETY upon demand for all loss, liability, claim, expense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, expert’s fees, investigative fees and claims handling fees, and any other cost which SURETY shall pay or incur in defense, adjustment, or settlement of such claims/suits by reason of such suretyship; (ii) that an itemized statement of loss and expenses by SURETY shall be indisputable proof of my liability to SURETY; (iii) coverage is subject to a $100 deductible; (iv) the employee must be convicted before coverage will apply (v) performance and any form of dispute resolution of this agreement shall take place in the county of SURETY's office of service; and (vi) a facsimile copy or electronically signed version of this agreement shall be binding as if it were an original. This agreement shall survive any changes in, substitute to or renewal of the bond(s).

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Employee Dishonesty Bond Application:

Business Information:

Business Description:

Coverage Requirements:

Indemnity Agreement:

I, the undersigned, hereby apply for a Dishonesty Bond also known as a Business Service Bond or Janitorial Service Bond (“bond”) to the Surety Company (“SURETY”) through Jet Insurance Company (“JET”), with whom I hereby grant the authority to act on my behalf with respect to the bond and assign as my Broker of Record, and declare that the statements herein are true and correct. In consideration of the SURETY issuing, renewing or substituting said bond(s), I, individually and as the owner or officer of the bonded entity, hereby understand and agree, as follows: (i) to reimburse, hold harmless, and indemnify SURETY upon demand for all loss, liability, claim, expense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, expert’s fees, investigative fees and claims handling fees, and any other cost which SURETY shall pay or incur in defense, adjustment, or settlement of such claims/suits by reason of such suretyship; (ii) that an itemized statement of loss and expenses by SURETY shall be indisputable proof of my liability to SURETY; (iii) coverage is subject to a $100 deductible; (iv) the employee must be convicted before coverage will apply (v) performance and any form of dispute resolution of this agreement shall take place in the county of SURETY's office of service; and (vi) a facsimile copy or electronically signed version of this agreement shall be binding as if it were an original. This agreement shall survive any changes in, substitute to or renewal of the bond(s).

Required Effect Date of Bond Policy:

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Contract Bond Application:

Business Information:

Owner Information:

Job Details:

Indemnity Agreement:

I, the undersigned, hereby apply for a Dishonesty Bond also known as a Business Service Bond or Janitorial Service Bond (“bond”) to the Surety Company (“SURETY”) through Jet Insurance Company (“JET”), with whom I hereby grant the authority to act on my behalf with respect to the bond and assign as my Broker of Record, and declare that the statements herein are true and correct. In consideration of the SURETY issuing, renewing or substituting said bond(s), I, individually and as the owner or officer of the bonded entity, hereby understand and agree, as follows: (i) to reimburse, hold harmless, and indemnify SURETY upon demand for all loss, liability, claim, expense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, expert’s fees, investigative fees and claims handling fees, and any other cost which SURETY shall pay or incur in defense, adjustment, or settlement of such claims/suits by reason of such suretyship; (ii) that an itemized statement of loss and expenses by SURETY shall be indisputable proof of my liability to SURETY; (iii) coverage is subject to a $100 deductible; (iv) the employee must be convicted before coverage will apply (v) performance and any form of dispute resolution of this agreement shall take place in the county of SURETY's office of service; and (vi) a facsimile copy or electronically signed version of this agreement shall be binding as if it were an original. This agreement shall survive any changes in, substitute to or renewal of the bond(s).

Required Effect Date of Bond Policy:

Contact Information:

Worker's Compensation Application:

Business Information:

Business Description:

Coverage Requirements

Indemnity Agreement:

I, the undersigned, hereby apply for a Dishonesty Bond also known as a Business Service Bond or Janitorial Service Bond (“bond”) to the Surety Company (“SURETY”) through Jet Insurance Company (“JET”), with whom I hereby grant the authority to act on my behalf with respect to the bond and assign as my Broker of Record, and declare that the statements herein are true and correct. In consideration of the SURETY issuing, renewing or substituting said bond(s), I, individually and as the owner or officer of the bonded entity, hereby understand and agree, as follows: (i) to reimburse, hold harmless, and indemnify SURETY upon demand for all loss, liability, claim, expense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, expert’s fees, investigative fees and claims handling fees, and any other cost which SURETY shall pay or incur in defense, adjustment, or settlement of such claims/suits by reason of such suretyship; (ii) that an itemized statement of loss and expenses by SURETY shall be indisputable proof of my liability to SURETY; (iii) coverage is subject to a $100 deductible; (iv) the employee must be convicted before coverage will apply (v) performance and any form of dispute resolution of this agreement shall take place in the county of SURETY's office of service; and (vi) a facsimile copy or electronically signed version of this agreement shall be binding as if it were an original. This agreement shall survive any changes in, substitute to or renewal of the bond(s).

Required Effect Date of Bond Policy:

Contact Information: