The State of Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, Gin and Warehouses Section, is responsible for issuing permits for public warehouses, grain dealers, cotton merchants and cotton gins, as well as inspections of gins and auditing of public warehouses and grain dealers.
Chapter 80-6-5 of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Gin and Warehouses Administrative Code defines the regulations for operation of public warehouses. A public warehouseman will need to comply with all state rules and regulations including issuing of and use of authorized receipts and obtain a permit to offer services. In addition to the permit, a surety bond may be required that ensures compliance of state laws and faithful performance of duties.
The premium that you pay for an Alabama Public Warehouseman Surety Bond rates start as low as $100 for good credit.
The Alabama permit for public warehouseman must be renewed by July 31 of each year.
Check out our FAQ page or What’s a Surety Bond? page. Should you need or choose to buy a surety bond, buy from us. 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.
For a downloadable application