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Arizona Certificate of Title Bond

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How much does an Arizona certificate of title bond cost?

Arizona certificate of title bond costs start at $100 for the state-required 3-year-term. The exact cost will vary depending on the surety bond amount required by the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division.

  • Bond amounts up to $5,000 cost just $100.
  • Bond amounts from $5,001 to $25,000 cost $20 for every $1,000 of coverage, starting at $100.
  • Bond amounts from $25,001 to $50,000 cost $15 for every $1,000 of coverage, starting at $375.
  • Bond amounts for more than $50,000 must be reviewed by an underwriter for pricing, starting at $750.

How do I get an Arizona lost title bond?

You can purchase Arizona certificate of title bond 24/7. You must provide the following information for MVD approval.

  • name
  • address
  • vehicle identification number (VIN)
  • year
  • make
  • body type

Once your payment is received, your official bond documents will be delivered to your email.

Before purchasing a vehicle title bond, you must verify your bond amount with the Arizona Department of Transportation. Your bond amount must be 1.5 times the vehicle’s value as determined by the National Automobile Dealers Association.

How fast can I get a title bond?

SuretyBonds.com offers instant Arizona certificate of title surety bond delivery 24/7 for bond amounts less than $25,000. Purchase now to receive your official bond delivered in minutes by email.

If your bond amount is higher than $25,000, your purchase order will be reviewed by a team member before your documents are emailed.

Bond Type
$100-$5,000Certificate of Title Bond
$5,001-$25,000Certificate of Title Bond
$25,001-$50,000Certificate of Title Bond
$50,001-$2,000,000Certificate of Title Bond

What is an Arizona motor vehicle certificate of title bond? 

Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28 Section 2057 requires individuals with insufficient vehicle ownership evidence file a surety bond. These bonds protect previous owners and lien holders as well as potential purchasers in the future. By filing this bond, the current vehicle owner verifies that, to their knowledge, they are the vehicle's sole owner.

If the original title is provided by somebody other than the bonded title vehicle owner, a claim can be filed against the bond. The surety company will pay valid claims up to the full bond amount, and then the bonded principal must reimburse the surety company.

Arizona vehicle title bonds are required to register vehicles with missing titles. If you plan to sell vehicles in Arizona, you can learn more about Arizona Motor Vehicle Dealer Bonds here.

Who regulates motor vehicle registration in Arizona? 

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division enforces vehicle registration in the state, including requirements for vehicles with lost, stolen, or missing titles.

How do Arizona bonded title applicants file your bond?

To file your Arizona lost title bond, you must submit it along with your bonded title application to your local MVD office location.

How do I update my bonded title form? 

If the Arizona Department of Transportation requires your surety bond documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety provider. If you purchased your bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. 

The most common changes for these bonds include updating the:

  • vehicle information
  • owner name
  • address

How do I renew my title bond? 

Lost title bonds in Arizona expire 3 years from the effective date and do not renew. The state will return the bond at that time.

How do I apply for an Arizona motor vehicle bonded title?

To get a bonded title for a vehicle, complete the following steps and file all paperwork with your local Arizona MVD office.

  1. Complete a level 1 vehicle inspection.
  2. If available, get the bill of sale or other transactional documentation from the previous owner.
  3. Mail certified letters to previous owners; if the letters are answered with a statement saying they do not want ownership of the vehicle, you do not need a surety bond.
  4. Complete the Bonded Title Affidavit.
  5. Get your vehicle appraised by an MVD official.
  6. Purchase a surety bond once you've confirmed your vehicle's value with the MVD.

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