What is the purpose of a Florida Bond for Payment of Citrus Inspection Fees?
The Florida Bond for Payment of Citrus Inspection Fees is required to help account for all Citrus Inspection Fees and other fees due to the Commissioner of Agriculture, as mandated by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. This surety bond is one of the requirements for all who wish to get a Citrus Fruit Dealer’s License.
The required bond amount starts at $1,000 and goes up depending on the amount of the inspection fees. Please see below for the specific amount of the bond:
250,000 to 500,000 $2,000 bond
500,000 to 1,000,000 $4,000 bond
1,000,000 to 2,000,000 $6,000 bond
2,000,000 to 5,000,000 $8,000 bond
5,000,000 Upward $10,000 bond
Additional Requirements for a Citrus Fruit Dealer’s License
Aside from the bond and a completed Application Form, applicants must also pay the $25 licensing fee. They must also submit company information, references, work history and submit to a background check before then can obtain the license.
How do I obtain a Florida Bond for Payment of Citrus Inspection Fees?
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”). When the paperwork is finished and the premium is processed, your surety bond will be shipped. Either via USPS Priority Mail or your preferred expedited shipping method(for an additional cost).
The surety bond experts at Surety Solutions Insurance Services, Inc.(Surety1), are available to help you get bonded quickly and with ease. 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.