Montana Public Adjuster Bond

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Bond Penalty: $5,000

A Montanan public adjuster bond is one of the requirements from all candidates for an insurance claims adjuster in the state. Any person or entity that "on behalf of the insurer, for compensation as an independent contractor or as the employee of an independent contractor or for a fee or commission investigates and negotiates the settlement of claims arising under insurance contracts or otherwise acts on behalf of the insurer", falls under regulation and must be licensed.


Prior to the issuance of a license as a public adjuster, the applicant therefor shall file with the commissioner a public adjuster surety bond in favor of the people of Montana, executed by a surety company authorized to do business in the state in the amount of $5,000. The total aggregate liability on the bond may be limited to the payment of $5,000. The bond shall be conditioned on the accounting of the adjuster to any insured whose claim he is handling for moneys or any other settlement in connection with the claim.

Any bond shall remain in force concurrently with the license, or until the surety is released from liability by the commissioner, or until canceled by the surety. Without prejudice to any liability accrued prior to the cancellation, the surety may cancel a bond upon 30 days written notice filed with the commissioner.

Pursuant to the Montana Department of Insurance's submission protocol, the Montana public adjuster bond must be submitted by email to or by fax to (406) 444-3497.

Montana surety bond leader,Surety One, Inc. is a specialist in the bonding needs of independent and public adjusters. We offer both the surety and fidelity bonds needed by insurance professionals in all fifty states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Questions about this surety bond? Call us at (800) 373-2804, email us at or click here for live chat. A Missouri public adjuster bond or Montana public adjuster bond is quick, easy and issued within hours.

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