Professional Bondsmen Requirements

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    1.  Prior to registering as a Professional Bondsman, the applicant must obtain a New Hampshire Property &
         Casualty Insurance Agent license.  For further information contact the New Hampshire Insurance Department

    2.  Review New Hampshire statutory law regarding Professional Bondsmen at RSA 598-A

    3.  Review the Professional Bondsmen Application Checklist

    4.  Contact the Bureau of Securities Regulation to set up date and time for Bondsman exam. 

    5.  Exam FEE - $400 (payable to the State of New Hampshire). 

    6.  Initial registration FEE - $100 per county in which the Bondsman will be authorized to write bail (payable to the
         State of New Hampshire). 

    7.  Annual renewal registration FEE - $100 per county on or before December 31st of each year (payable to the
         State of New Hampshire). 

    8.  Bail recovery activities require filing of proof of $300,000 liability insurance. RSA 597:7-b