A car dealer bond, also known as an auto dealer bond or a motor vehicle dealer bond, is a surety bond required to ensure dealerships operate their business in compliance with all applicable industry rules and regulations. Depending on the location the bond goes by various names, including dealer bond, wholesale dealer bond, and used car dealer bond.
Colonial is the easy choice.
Colonial Surety Company is a leading provider of car dealer bonds. We’re licensed in all 50 states and U.S. territories and make it easy to obtain your I-Bond® instantly.
All car dealers, whether used, pre-owned, or new, must be licensed and bonded.
The amount of the bond required depends on the location of the dealer, the type of vehicles sold (old or new), and how many vehicles are sold in a calendar year. Get an online quote for the amount your business needs.
A car dealer bond is reasonably priced and easy to obtain. You may notice with other agents and middlemen, the premium rate will fluctuate and include additional hidden fees and costs. Colonial Surety Company offers our lowest possible rate. The premium is based on the amount of the bond.
Colonial Surety Company offers the direct and digital way to get bonds—which means no agent, no broker, and no middleman. We make it easy to obtain a bond instantly. The steps are simple—get a quote online, fill out your information, and enter your payment method. Print your bond from your home or office. It’s that simple!
Yes, it is important to 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.