What is a California Employment Agency Bond?
The California Employment Agency Bond is required by the State of California, Secretary of State. An employment agency is defined as any person who for a fee or other valuable consideration to be paid, directly or indirectly by a job-seeker, performs of offers to perform any of the following services:
- Procures, offers, promises or attempts to procure employment or engagements for others or employees for employers
- Registers persons seeking to procure or retain employment or engagement
- Gives information as to where and from whom this help may be procured
- Provides employments or engagements
Every employment agency much maintain a California Employment Agency Bond that is filed with the Secretary of State in order to do business in California. The surety bond must be in favor of and written to the people of the State of California to protect them from fraud, dishonesty and deceit. No employment agency can conduct business without a current surety bond on file. The bond amount is required to be $3,000.
How do I obtain a California Employment Agency Bond?
Complete our easy to navigate online application. Within one business day, one of our licensed agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote for your bond (the “premium”). Once any necessary paperwork is signed and the premium payment is processed, your surety bond will be shipped to you via USPS Priority Mail (overnight shipping options also available).
The surety bond experts at Surety Solutions Insurance Services, Inc. (Surety1) are here to help you get bonded quickly and reliably. We work with over a dozen “A” rated surety markets to ensure we find you the lowest rate for your bond. We are also licensed in all 50 states and maintain an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau.