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New Jersey Employment Agency Bond

How much does an employment agency bond cost in New Jersey?

The Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs requires all booking agencies, career consultants, career counseling services, employment agencies, job listing firms and prepaid computer matching services to be bonded. These bonds can be required for other service agencies, such as nurse registries. The required amount of your bond is determined by the state on a case-by-case basis.

The price you’ll pay for your New Jersey professional services bond is subject to underwriting and based on a review of your credit report.

Contact a surety expert today to receive a bond quote within 1 business day of applying. Our experts work hard to get you the bond you need so that you can get back to what you do best: running your business.

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Employment Agency Bond Varies Starts at 1% 4-8% 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.

Our team of bond specialists works hard to get all of our applicants bonded for the lowest rates available. Call 1 (800) 308-4358 or fill out an online bond request to get started!

Why do I need this bond?

New Jersey employment agency bonds ensure that individuals or businesses that conduct business as a booking agency, career counseling service, career consulting or outplacement firm, job listing firm, employment agency or prepaid computer matching service will faithfully fulfill all obligations stated in their contracts and truthfully perform all requested services. Additionally, this bond ensures that entities harmed if the bonded business files for bankruptcy or fails to adhere to the terms of the surety contract are protected from financial loss.

Our bond specialists can answer all of your employment agency bond questions. Give us a call at 1 (800) 308-4358, or submit a bond request and one of our surety experts will provide you with a free, personalized bond quote within 1 business day of submitting an application.

What’s the fine print?

Employment agency bonds are required by the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs. This specific bond will remain in effect unless canceled. If the surety chooses to cancel the bond, 60 days’ written notice must be mailed to the Chief of the Bureau of Employment and Personnel Services.

How to become an employment agency in New Jersey

Prior to conducting business as an employment agency, all applicants must obtain the appropriate license. License applications must be sent to the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs. Applications must include:

  • 2 affidavits that prove an applicant’s good moral character
  • the required licensing fee
  • a disclosure statement (only if the applicant is a corporation)

Take the first step toward becoming licensed by posting the necessary surety bond. Apply today for a free, personalized bond quote!

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Additional Resources

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs New Register Volume 40, Issue 16 Issue Date: August 18, 2008 Rule Adoptions Law and Public Safety Division of Consumer Affairs Regulated Business Section

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs: Employment & Personnel Services

New Jersey Employment & Personnel Services Statutes

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