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Alabama Lost Instrument Bond

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A Lost Instrument Bond is required in Alabama if you own a valuable document that has been lost, stolen or destroyed. The bond protects the original issuer from any financial loss as a result of issuing a duplicate and is sent to the financial that the certificate originated from.

Types of Bonds:

Open Penalty Bonds are for items whose market value fluctuates.

Fixed Penalty Bonds are for items whose value remains the same over time.

The most common types of lost instruments are common and preferred stock certificates and municipal and corporate bonds.

Other examples of lost instruments are:

  • Cashier's Check
  • Warehouse Receipt
  • Check or Money Order
  • Certificate of Deposit
  • Interest Coupon
  • Bankbook
  • Other Financial Instruments and Securities
  • Unclaimed Property

  • If you live in Alabama and need a Surety Bond to replace one of your important documents, SuretyGroup.com can help.

    How Much Will This Bond Cost?

    The premium (cost) that you pay will depend on whether you need a Fixed Penalty or and Open Penalty bond, and the value of the instrument. Fixed and open penalty bonds start as low as 1.5% for good credit. Our Surety Bond Specialists can provide you with a free, no-obligation quote.

    Did You Know?

    This bond protects the issuer of the duplicate document in the event the original document is discovered.

    Related Links:

    West Virginia Lost Instrument Bonds
    Alabama Unclaimed Property Search

    More Surety Bond Questions?

    Check out our FAQ page or What’s a Surety Bond? page. Should you need or choose to buy a surety bond, call us first. SuretyGroup.com has been underwriting surety bonds throughout the U.S. for more than 35 years. When you work with us, you enjoy the unique benefit of dealing with a team of highly experienced surety agents with in-house underwriting authority. This allows you to receive competitive, low rates, quick approvals, and immediate bond delivery. In most cases, your bond will be delivered within 24 hours after you apply for it.


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