California Driving School Owner's Bond

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Bond Penalty: $10,000

A California driving school owner's bond is one of the requirements for operators that wish to offer private driver training in the state. Pursuant to 13 CCR § 340.13, "An applications for license for a license must be made on forms furnished by the Department. Applications must be accompanied by two clear sets of fingerprints on standard fingerprint cards. A medical examination report must be submitted to the Department at least every three years.

The California driving school bond is address under subsection 13. Every applicant for issuance or renewal of a driving school owner or all-terrain vehicle safety training organization principal occupational license must file a surety bond required by Vehicle Code section 11102 on a Driving School Owner or All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Training Organization Principal Surety Bond form (OL 218). The bond guarantees that a school will not commit any fraud or make any fraudulent representation that will cause a monetary loss to a person taking driving instruction from the school. The driver school bond form and specific requirements may be review on the applicant "checklist". Application materials are submitted to:

California Department of Motor Vehicles
Occupational Licensing Section
P.O. Box 932342, MS-L224
Sacramento, CA 94232

California surety bond leader, Surety One, Inc. is a specialist in providing for bonding needs of commercial and private driving schools. We offer this class of surety bond and service contract performance bonds to all applicants in EVERY state where required. Credit is a factor in surety bond underwriting and we have programs to fit every credit condition. Call (800) 373-2804, email or click here for a live chat regarding a California driving school owner's bond application or to discuss your particular needs.

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