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Colorado Licensed Outfitter Bond

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How much does an outfitter’s bond cost in Colorado?

The Division of Professions and Occupations - Office of Licensing requires outfitters to submit a $10,000 surety bond prior to registration.

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Bond Type Bond Amount Cost
$10,000 Registered Outfitter Bond $10,000 $100

Why do I need this bond?

By posting a surety bond, wildlife and fishing guides in Colorado pledge to comply with all of the requirements of the laws of the State of Colorado respecting the registration of outfitters stated in Article 55.5, Title 2 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, 1985.

What’s the fine print?

Colorado registered outfitter surety bonds can be continued from year to year by the issuance of a proper continuation certificate by the surety. The certificate must be delivered to the Colorado Office of Outfitters Registration. The surety can terminate the bond by giving the outfitter and the Office of Outfitters Registration written notice of cancellation 30 days prior to the desired termination date.

If the applicant is a part of a corporation, the surety bond must be issued to the business entity. If the applicant is a partnership, the surety bond must name all of the partners.

How to become a registered outfitter in Colorado

Along with submitting a surety bond, outfitters in Colorado must meet the following requirements in order to be officially registered:

  • Complete application
  • Pay non-refundable application processing fee
  • Provide documentation of any name change for responsible party and/or any business name change
  • Complete Attachment A (list of all officers, directors, members, partners, owners of least 10% of the entity, and others with managing or controlling authority)
  • Provide proof of insurance
  • Provide proof of first aid training for guides

All Colorado outfitter registrations expire on March 31 each year and must be renewed to continue practicing.

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Additional Resources

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform 2013 Sunset Review: Regulation of Outfitters

Department of Regulatory Agencies Office of Outfitters Registration Rules of the Office of Outfitters 4 CCR 733-1

U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Special Recreation Permit State Handbook and Forms DORA Colorado State Parks US Forest Service

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies Office of Outfitters Registration

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies Division of Professions and Occupations Professionals (Applications & Forms) Licensing Services Outfitters

Colorado Outfitters Association FAQ’s

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