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Motor Vehicle Service Contract Provider Surety Bonds in Missouri

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A motor vehicle service contract is an agreement for a specific duration of time to perform the repair, replacement, or maintenance of a motor vehicle due to defects in materials, workmanship, or normal wear and tear.

The state of Missouri requires those who sell, offer, negotiate, or solicit an extended service contract with a customer to be licensed. A part of licensing includes providing proof of financial security, such as a surety bond.

Licensed and Bonded

Licensing requirements for Missouri motor vehicle service contract providers include:

  • Provide a Guaranty of Motor Vehicle Service Contract Obligations
  • Provide a Bond of Service Contract Provider Form (Form SC-1)
  • File a registration form with the Director of the Missouri Department of Insurance before issuing any service contracts.
  • Pay a registration fee
  • DBA providers must submit a certified copy of the Certificate in Fact from the Missouri Secretary of State
  • Provide a financial security guarantee that the ensures the provider will fully comply with the provisions of the laws of the State of Missouri and show faithful performance of its obligations to contract holders. The Director may conduct investigations or examinations of providers, administrators, insurers, or other persons to protect service contract holders in the state.
    • Insure all motor vehicle service contracts under a reimbursement insurance policy, or
    • Maintain a funded reserve account for its obligation under its contracts issued and outstanding in the state, and place in trust a financial security deposit of at least $25,000 in the form of a surety bond, cash, securities, letter of credit, or other form accepted by the Director, or
    • Maintain a net worth of at least $100 million

How Much Will This Bond Cost?

The premium you pay for a Missouri Motor Vehicle Service Contract Provider Bond depends on the bond amount and your credit. Our rates start at .75% of the bond amount with good credit. Contact our Surety Bond Specialists for a free quote that fits your specific needs.

Did You Know?

Missouri motor vehicle service contract providers must renew their registration between Jan. 1 and Feb. 1 each year.

Related Links:

Motor Vehicle Extended Service Contract Licensing Information:
Missouri Department of Insurance

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