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Florida Judicial Circuit Court Process Servers Surety Bond

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Florida Statutes Chapter 48.25, The Process Server Act, provides for the chief judge of each judicial court the right to establish an approved list of natural persons designated as certified process servers.

The Process Server Act allows for Certified Process Servers to help supplement the various Sheriff’s Departments in counties throughout Florida with an alternate means of accomplishing process serving.

Judicial Circuit Courts with a Certified Process Server Program:

  • 1st Circuit-Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton Counties
  • 2nd Circuit-Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla Counties
  • 3rd Circuit-Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwanee, Taylor Counties
  • 5th Circuit-Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, Sumter Counties9th Circuit-Orange, Osceola Counties
  • 11th Circuit-Dade County
  • 13th Circuit-Hillsborough County
  • 15th Circuit-Palm Beach County
  • 18th Circuit-Brevard, Seminole Counties
  • 19th Circuit-Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, St Lucie Counties
  • 20th Circuit-Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee Counties
  • Surety Bond and Application Requirements:

    1. The process server applicant must not have had any felony convictions and must not have had any misdemeanor convictions in the past five years involving dishonesty, or moral turpitude and pass a background check.
    2. Be at least 18 years of age and have no mental or legal disability.
    3. Submit an application and pay any required processing fees.
    4. Complete an approved Process Server Course and pass the examination if required.
    5. Obtain a $5,000 surety bond. Example surety bond.

    What Much Will This Bond Cost?

    The premium that you pay for a Florida Process Server Judicial Circuit Court Surety Bond is dependent on credit. Rates start as low as $100 with your good credit.

    Related Links:

    First Judicial Circuit of Florida
    Fifth Judicial Circut of Florida
    Eleventh Judicial Circut of Florida
    15th Judicial Circuit of Florida
    18th Judicial Circuit -Brevard County
    20th Judicial Circuit of Florida
    Second Judicial Circuit of Florida
    13th Judicial Circuit of Florida Process Server Application

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