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New York New York City Process Server Bond

How much does a New York City process server bond cost?

If you serve 5 or more processes personally or by substituted service in New York City over a one-year period, you are required to post a $10,000 surety bond.

SuretyBonds.com instantly issues this bond for as little as $150. However, the term of this bond has a fixed end-date so the exact price you pay will be prorated due to the length of the term.

If you’re applying as a process serving agency, please visit our dedicated process serving agency page.

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost*
$10,000 New York City Process Server Bond $10,000 Starts at $150 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.

Why do I need this bond?

By obtaining a surety bond, process servers guarantee to comply with NYC Administrative Code Sections 20-403 and Rules of the City of New York Sections 2-231. More specifically, the principal (process server) promises to indemnify the City of New York or any aggrieved person from damage caused by the principal’s violations.

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What’s the fine print?

This bond is written on a 2-year term and must expire on the last day of February of even years. All bonds will remain in full effect during the term unless canceled by the surety. If the surety chooses to cancel this bond, a written cancellation notice must be sent to the principal and City of New York Department of Consumer Affairs 60 days prior to the proposed cancellation date.

How to become a New York City Process Server

To legally conduct business as a process server in New York City you must be licensed. All license applications must be completed in full and include the following attachments:

  • photo ID
  • process server individual background information form
  • current color photograph of applicant
  • $10,000 surety bond

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Additional Resources

New York Process Server Surety Bond Forms (Individual & Agency)

NYC Process Server Individual Application Information

NYC Process Server Additional Information

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