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Connecticut Secondhand Dealer Bond

How much does a pawnbroker bond cost in Connecticut?

The Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection requires secondhand dealers, pawnbrokers and precious metals and stones dealers to post $10,000 surety bonds to legally work within the state.

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Bond Type Bond Amount Cost*
$10,000 Secondhand Dealer Bond $10,000 $100 Buy Now
*The bond premium rate quotes provided to you through this website are for pricing comparisons and quotation estimate purposes only. The bond rate quotes provided are based on general assumptions that may or may not be applicable to you and are subject to change at any time. These rate quotes do not constitute an offer of insurance, nor is any contract, agreement, or bond coverage implied, formed or bound by the provision of rate quotes. Bondability, final bond premium rate quotes and an offer of insurance, if any, will be determined by the insurance company providing your bond. You must contact us directly to obtain a quote for binding purposes.

Call 1 (800) 308-4358, or submit a bond request now! Our experts can get you set up with the Connecticut surety bond you need instantly!

Why do I need this bond?

By posting a Connecticut secondhand dealer’s surety bond, principals (secondhand dealers/pawnbrokers) pledge to conduct business in compliance with the state and federal laws and regulations relating to the business. Specifically, the bond protects any person who suffers loss as a result of the dealer’s unlawful business practices.

We can get you bonded in just 5 minutes for just $100. What are you waiting for? Contact our team of surety experts now!

What’s the fine print?

Secondhand dealer bonds in Connecticut remain in full force and effect unless canceled or violated. The surety can cancel the bond by giving 30 days’ written notice of cancellation via registered or certified mail to the principal and to the Commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.

How to become a secondhand dealer, pawnbroker or precious metals and stones dealer in Connecticut

To become a licensed secondhand dealer, pawnbroker or precious metals and stones dealer in Connecticut, applicants must:

  • complete the Application for Licensing under C.G.S. Chapter 409 (DPS-403-C)
  • complete the appropriate Advisement of Requirements form(s) (DPS-404-C1, DPS-405-C1 and DPS-405-C) for each license being applied for
  • have all forms notarized
  • submit to a state and national criminal history check
  • provide required fingerprints
  • pay the required licensing and background check fees
  • and more

Complete licensing information can be accessed via the Important Links section of this page. Kickstart the licensing process to become a secondhand dealer in Connecticut by purchasing the surety bond you need for just $100!

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Administrative Procedures for Persons Seeking Pawnbroker, Secondhand Dealer and Precious Metals and Stones Dealers Licensing

State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Advisement of Secondhand Dealer Requirements

State of Connecticut Substitute House Bill No. 5795 Public Act No. 11-100

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