How much does an energy agent, broker or consultant bond cost in Illinois?
The state of Illinois requires energy brokers, consultants and agents to post a $5,000 surety bond before receiving a license.
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|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$5,000 Energy Agent, Broker or Consultant License Bond||$5,000||$50|
Why do I need this bond?
Professionals who broker out utility services to consumers in Illinois must be bonded. These bonds ensure that energy agents work according to industry regulations, including, but not limited to:
- disclosing that they aren’t employed by the energy supplier(s)
- disclosing, if applicable, that the energy supplier will provide them with compensation
- marketing themselves, their services, and the energy provider honestly
For a detailed breakdown of licensing requirements, including regulations and prohibited acts, check out our “Additional Resources” section below.
What’s the fine print?
Although this obligee does not have a specific form, the surety should provide a form with specific language required the state. Illinois energy agent, broker or consultant surety bonds expire 1 year from the date of issuance. If the bond is to be canceled, the surety company must provide the state with at least 30 days notice.
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