Professional Bondsman Registration Checklist

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    Submit directly to the Bureau:  

       1.    Initial application fee of $400 (checks payable to the State of New Hampshire). 

       2.    Fee(s) of $100 for registration in each county of the state where a professional bondsman seeks to post bail. 

       3.    The Professional Bondsman Application form completed to disclose: 

    • Full name, home address and business address of the applicant.
       
    • If the applicant is an employee of a professional bondsman, the full name and business address of the employer.
       
    • A personal financial statement of the applicant.
       
    • Thumbprints of the applicant.
       
    • Description of all arrests and convictions of the applicant which have not been annulled by a court of law.
       
    • Description of fidelity bond covering the applicant.
       
    • Description of any licenses previously issued or denied to the applicant by the New Hampshire Insurance Department.
       
    • Description of any licenses issued or denied to the applicant by the insurance department of any other state.
       
    • Description of any other licenses ever issued or denied to the applicant relative to the bail bond business by any government agency.
       
    • Description of the applicant's experience in law enforcement or law enforcement related occupations.
       

        4.  Passport-size picture of the applicant.

        5.  Criminal Records Release Form.

        6.  A general power of attorney from a surety company licensed to write bail bonds in New Hampshire.

        7.  The original $10,000 fidelity bond, written by a company not engaged in the bail bond business.

        8.  Form U-2.  Consent to Service of Process.

        9.  Copy of the applicant's New Hampshire property and liability insurance license.