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How to Get a Lost Instrument Bond in Wisconsin

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If you reside in Wisconsin and have a lost, stolen or destroyed valuable instrument or document, have been named as to having unclaimed money, then you need a Lost Instrument Bond. A Lost Instrument Bond protects the original issuer from a financial loss as a result of issuing a duplicate document or instrument.

There are Two Types of Lost Instrument Bonds:

There are two common lost instrument bonds based on the type of lost instrument you have.

  • Fixed Penalty Bonds are for instruments or documents whose value never changes.

  • Open Penalty Bonds are for instruments or documents whose value can change over a time.

  • There are different types of lost instruments or documents, with the most common being preferred and common stock certificates.

    Examples of other types of lost instruments can be:

  • Certificate of Deposit
  • Money Order
  • Warehouse Receipt
  • Check
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Cashier's Check
  • Other financial instruments and securities

  • If you are unsure of the type of lost instrument bond you need, SuretyGroup.com can help. We will identify whether you need a fixed or open penalty bond and ensure that you get the bond you need.

    How Much Will This Bond Cost?

    The premium (cost of the bond) will vary depending on the amount of the bond coverage needed and whether it is an open penalty or a fixed penalty bond. Fixed and open penalty bonds start as low as 1.5% with good credit. SuretyGroup.com offers free, no obligation quotes that fit your specific situation.

    Related Links:

    Wisconsin Unclaimed Property

    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, 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.


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