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Idaho Money Transmitter Bond

How much does a money transmitter bond cost in Idaho?

The Idaho Department of Finance requires money transmission professionals to post surety bonds to legally work within the state. Before beginning the bonding process, applicants should verify their required bond amount with the state in which they choose to do business. This bond must have $10,000 minimum coverage.

This specific bond type is subject to underwriting, meaning the amount you’ll pay depends on a review of your personal credit report as well as your required bond amount. Don’t worry about bad credit affecting your chance of posting a bond. The experts at SuretyBonds.com make the bonding process fast and easy for all applicants. Request your free bond quote now!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Money Transmitter Bond Varies Starts at 1.5% 3-9% 10%+ Apply 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.

If you’re ready to become bonded quickly, easily and accurately, call SuretyBonds.com at 1 (800) 308-4358 or submit a bond request. We can typically provide your free no-obligation bond quote within 1 business day of submitting an application.

Why do I need this bond?

Idaho money transmitter surety bonds guarantee that principals (money transmission professionals) conduct business in compliance with Chapter 29 of Title 26 in the Idaho Statutes and all other laws applicable to the business of money transmission. If fraudulent activity occurs as a result of malpractice conducted by the principal, consumers will not face any financial harm. Acts of malpractice include:

  • The licensee violates any provisions of Chapter 29
  • The licensee conducts its business in an unsafe or unsound manner
  • The licensee applies for an adjudication of bankruptcy

Other acts of malpractice can be found below in the Important Links section.

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What’s the fine print?

The applicant must have a minimum net worth of $50,000 to apply for this bond. Each additional location or authorized delegate requires an additional $25,000 of net worth.

How to become a money transmitter in Idaho

To become a licensed money transmitter in Idaho, applicants must provide the following information on the license application:

  • The exact name of the applicant and their principal address
  • A description of the activities conducted by the applicant and a history of operations
  • A list identifying the applicant’s proposed authorized representatives in this state

Other required information can be found below in the Important Links section.

In addition, applicants must submit a $100 application fee for the principal office.

Upon the filing of the application, a mandatory investigation will be conducted to determine if all required criteria are met by the applicant.

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Idaho Department of Finance

Idaho Code Title 26 Chapter 29: Money Transmission

Title 26 Chapter 29: Licensing Requirements

Title 26 Chapter 29: Suspension or Revocation of Licenses

Idaho Money Transmitter Bond Form

Idaho Money Transmitter License Application

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