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South Carolina Investment Adviser/Broker-Dealer Bond

How much does an investment adviser surety bond cost in South Carolina?

Investment adviser surety bonds are required by the State of South Carolina. The required amount is $35,000.

These bonds are credit-based which means the premium depends on a review of the applicant’s credit report. SuretyBonds.com offers premiums for these bonds for as little as 1% of the total bond amount. Apply today for a free, personalized surety bond quote. We can typically provide your quote within 1 business day of submitting your bond application!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Investment Adviser/Broker-Dealer Bond $35,000 Starts at $350 $1,400-2,800 $3,500+ Get Bonded!
*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 experts works hard to get you the South Carolina investment adviser bond you need quickly, easily and accurately. Contact a surety specialist now to start getting bonded today.

Why do I need this bond?

South Carolina investment adviser bonds ensure that investment advisers comply with all rules and regulations stated in South Carolina Uniform Securities Act. This bond protects the consumers from financial loss if the adviser fails to adhere to all terms of the surety contract.

We can get you a free bond quote within 1 business day of submitting your application. Submit a bond request to get started!

What’s the fine print?

Investment adviser/broker-dealer bonds are in effect for one-year and must be renewed annually. The surety has the right to cancel the bond if they give 30-days’ written notice to the principal and obligee.

How to become an investment adviser in South Carolina

Along with posting a surety bond, an applicant must submit the following:

  • Proper fees and payments
  • Completed verification form
  • Passing grade on examination

For more information and regulation information refer to the Additional Resources section below.

To become registered, investment advisers must obtain a surety bond. Complete our easy bond request form online to receive a free quote!

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Additional Resources

South Carolina Uniform Securities Act

Investment Adviser/Broker Dealer Checklist

Surety Bond Form

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