Lost Instrument Bonds

These bonds indemnify a bank or other entity for any loss suffered because of duplicate securities or other issued instruments.

Colonial is the easy choice.

Colonial Surety Company is a leading provider of lost instrument bonds. We’re licensed in all 50 states and U.S. territories and make it easy to obtain your I-Bond® (instant, online surety bond).

  • Owners of stock certificates, checks, certificates of deposit, mortgages, life insurance policies, or other securities sometimes lose these documents and request duplicates. Many times, banks and other entities that issue these duplicate instruments require the owners of these lost documents to post lost instrument bonds. The lost instrument bond guarantees the owner of the lost document will indemnify the bank or other entity for any loss it suffers because of the duplicate securities or other issued instruments.

  • Someone who has lost stock certificates or another type of instrument needs a lost instrument bond.

  • The amount of the bond depends on the value of the instrument lost.

  • Colonial Surety Company offers the direct and digital way to obtain a lost instrument bond. We make it easy to obtain your bond instantly. The steps are simple—get a quote online, fill out your information, answer our underwriting questions, upload the necessary affidavit and underwriting documents, and enter your payment method. Print your bond from your home or office. It’s that simple!

  • A lost instrument bond is reasonably priced and easy to obtain. You may notice that with other insurance agents and middlemen companies, your premium rate will fluctuate and include additional hidden fees and costs. Colonial Surety Company offers our lowest possible rate. Premium is based on the amount of the bond required by the bank or other entity issuing the duplicate instruments, for each lost instrument bond.

  • Yes, it is important that you purchase your bond from a quality and financially-secure company. Incorporated since 1930, Colonial Surety Company is an A (Excellent) rated insurance company by A.M. Best. We are Treasury listed, licensed and admitted in all U.S. states and territories.

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