Vehicle Title Bonds (Vehicle Indemnity Bonds)

Bond penalty set by statute, equal to FMV up to twice FMV

A vehicle title bond is a mechanism available to purchasers of motor vehicles with lost or defective titles. Not every state allows title bonding however most offer the surety bond option. The amount of the title varies however most require a bond equal to one or two times the vehicle fair market value (FMV). This instrument clears any liens (known or unknown) that may exist against the vehicle, allowing delivery of a clean title. Title bonds are particularly in demand in the following states:

As part of the certificate of title bond underwriting process we must request some evidence that the applicant legally possesses the motor vehicle. Examples of "ownership evidence" can be a bill of sale, power of attorney, receipt, canceled check or money order, temporary registration/maker, affidavit of legal possession or endorsed copy of at title. Need a bill of sale format? See "What We Need From You" on this page for a template.

If you do not see your state above, don't worry. We offer title bonds in ALL states where allowed by law. National surety bond leader, Surety One, Inc. is a specialist in the bonding needs of the motor vehicle industry. We offer same-day quoting and issue of vehicle title bonds. Questions about this surety bond? Call us at (800) 373-2804, email us at Underwriting@SuretyOne.com or click here for live chat.

Surety bond application review and quoting are free of charge. There is no obligation to purchase.