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California Household Goods Carrier Bond

California Household Goods Carrier Bond

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Who Requires the Household Goods Carrier Bond and Why Is It Needed?

The California Public Utilities Commission requires surety bonds for moving companies that transport household goods and personal effects by means of a motor vehicle in the state. According to the Public Utilities Commission's guidelines there are 2 types of bond requirements: Protection of Subhaulers and Lessor Employees and Protection of Collect on delivery (C.O.D.) Shipments.

How Much Will My Surety Bond Cost?

Take 2 minutes to provide the basic information required to get the best rates for your California Household Goods Carrier Bond. The quote request is free and there is no obligation to you. If you prefer, please call 1‐800‐608‐9950 to speak with one of our friendly bond experts. We can help guide you through the bonding process and identify the lowest cost in the market for your situation.

If you are interested in spreading out the cost of your bond over time, we can offer convenient financing plans for many types of surety bonds. More information will be provided with your quote.

What is Needed to Obtain My License or Registration?

According to the Public Utility Commission's Household Goods Carrier Application Packet, and in addition to other insurance requirements, the surety bond requirements are defined as follows.

Protection of Subhauler and Lessor Employees - General Order Series 102 requires the filing of a surety bond with the Commission in the amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) before any carrier may engage the services of a subhauler or lease equipment from an employee as a lessee. This General Order also contains other regulations pertaining to subhauling and the leasing of equipment from employees.

Protection of Collect on delivery (C.O.D.) Shipments - General Order Series 84 requires the filing of a surety bond with the Commission in the amount of not less than two thousand dollars ($2,000) before any carrier may lawfully handle C.O.D. shipments. This General Order also contains other regulations pertaining to the handling of Collect on Delivery Shipments.




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