How much does a $10,000 hearing aid retailer bond cost in Washington?
Washington hearing instrument establishment surety bonds cost just $100 and are issued instantly. Click Buy Now and visit our secure bond checkout where you can purchase your bond directly from our site. In just a few minutes you can be on your way to getting bonded as a a hearing aid retailer in Washington.
|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$10,000 Hearing Instrument Establishment Bond||$10,000||$100|
Why do I need this bond?
The Washington Department of Health & Environmental Controls requires hearing aid specialists to post $10,000 surety bonds to legally operate within the state.
By posting a Washington hearing instrument establishment surety bond, principals (hearing aid providers) pledge to comply with all provisions of Chapter 18.35 RCW of the state of Washington and with all rules and regulations adopted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and the Board of Hearing and Speech.
The bond protects consumers from financial loss resulting from a principal’s unethical and unlawful business practices up to the full bond amount.
What’s the fine print?
Washington hearing instrument establishment bonds remain in full force and effect until canceled or violated. The surety can cancel the bond at any time by providing written notice to the Health Professionals Quality Assurance Division 10 days prior to the effective date of termination.
How to become a hearing aid retailer in Washington
Licensing requirements state that the licensee must pass a written exam and have at least a two-year degree in a related subject to become a hearing aid provider. It is mandatory to be bonded to become a licensed audiologist or a hearing instrument salesperson in the state of Washington.
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