Who is required to file a Florida Citrus Fruit Dealer Bond?
The Florida Citrus Fruit Dealer Surety Bond is required by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for all who are looking to obtain a citrus fruit dealers license. Anyone who attempts to profit off of Florida citrus in any manner other than by selling Florida citrus at retail is required to obtain the license, and therefore the surety bond. It helps ensure that verbal and written contracts are followed in regards to the purchasing, handling, selling, and accounting of citrus fruit. The required bond amount varies, as it is dependent on the amount of boxes that the dealer. The minimum bond amount is at $1,000 and the maximum is at $100,000. This bond must be issued by a surety company licensed to do business in the state.
How do I obtain a Florida Citrus Fruit Dealer 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”). 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.