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South Carolina Insurance Broker Bond

How much does an insurance broker bond cost in South Carolina?

The South Carolina Department of Insurance requires insurance brokers to post $10,000 surety bonds.

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Bond Type Bond Amount Cost
$10,000 Insurance Broker Bond $10,000 $100

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Why do I need this bond?

South Carolina insurance broker bonds are put in place to ensure that principals (insurance brokers) are held responsible for committing any violations of applicable insurance laws and regulations. This includes failing to properly transmit any payment received via cash or credit for transmission and committing any act of fraud in connection with an insurance transaction.

If the principal violates any of the bond’s provisions, valid claims may be filed against the bond. The surety will cover any damages up to the penal sum of the bond ($10,000), but the principal must pay the surety the equivalent sum of money in a timely manner.

What’s the fine print?

Insurance broker bonds in South Carolina remain in full force and virtue until canceled or violated. The surety’s liability under the bond can be terminated 30 days after the Director of Insurance receives written notice of cancellation from the surety or upon written authorization from the director to the surety.

How to become an insurance broker in South Carolina

In addition to posting a surety bond, applicants to become an insurance broker in South Carolina must do the following:

  • Submit a completed license application
  • Successfully pass the South Carolina broker licensing examination
  • Pay the biennial license fee

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Additional Resources

South Carolina Department of Insurance Broker Bond form

Chapter 45. Insurance Brokers and Surplus Lines Insurance

Title 38 - Insurance Chapter 45. Insurance Broker and Surplus Lines Insurance

South Carolina Department of Insurance Broker Licensing Requirements

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