New York Process Server Bond

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Who needs to file a New York Process Server Bond?

The New York Process Server Bond is required by the New York City, Department of Consumer Affairs. For those who serve personally or by substituted service, five or more processes in any one-year period. The required bond amount is $10,000 for an individual and $100,000 for an agency. The bond must have a two year term and ensures that the bondholder will comply with NYC Administrative Code Sections 20-403 et seq. and Rules of the City of New York Sections 2-231 et seq.

Additional Requirements

You can apply for the license as either an individual or as an agency. Please refer to the list below for what you will need to submit in addition to the bond.

Process Server Individual RequirementsNew York Process Server Bond

  • Completed basic license application
  • Photo ID
  • Completed process server individual background information form
  • Current passport-sized photograph of applicant
  • Roster of process serving agencies
  • Process server individual exam and payment for the exam fee
  • Electronic device certification
  • Record keeping certification
  • Child support certification form
  • Granting authority to act affirmation
  • Fingerprints and processing fee
  • Pay the license fee, the amount will depend on when you will file your application

Process Serving Agency

  • Completed basic license application
  • Process serving agency background information form
  • Roster of process servers
  • Process serving agency compliance plan affirmation
  • Electronic device certification
  • Recordkeeping certification
  • Child Support certification form
  • Granting authority to act affirmation
  • Fingerprints and processing fee
  • Payment for the license fee

How do I obtain a New York Process Server 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 the paperwork is completed, the premium has been paid and  processed. The bond will be issued and sent out in a timely manner. We offer shipping 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.  The process has never been easier with Surety1, we work with over a dozen “A” rated surety markets. This ensures that we will 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.


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