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Connecticut Motor Vehicle Dealer, Repairer and Leasing Company Bonds


Connecticut Motor Vehicle Dealer, Repairer or Leasing Company Bond Information

As required by Section 14-52(b) and Section 14-15 of the Connecticut General Statutes, auto dealers and related motor vehicle businesses in the state must furnish a surety bond to the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles as a condition of licensure. The required bond amounts are as follows:

  • $50,000 for motor vehicle dealers
  • $10,000 for motor vehicle leasing or renting companies
  • $5,000 for motor vehicle repairers or limited repairers

How Much Does a Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Cost in Connecticut?

Most Common Bonds

Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

$50,000 Bond

Motor Vehicle Leasing or Renting Company Bond

$10,000 Bond

Motor Vehicle Registration Issuance Bond

$5,000 Bond

Additional Bonds

Motor Vehicle Repairer Bond

$5,000 Bond

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What does a Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Protect Against?

The surety bond provides a guarantee to the state that the principal will comply with the provisions of any state or federal law or regulation governing business conduct. Any party sustaining a loss due to acts of the licensee including omissions or other acts constituting reason for suspension or revocation of the license may seek indemnity for such loss. The surety company may cancel the bond by providing 30 days written notice to the state.

Getting Your Connecticut Business License or Registration

The following is an overview of key auto dealer licensing requirements in Connecticut.

  • Completed K7 Application
  • Class B Survey Map
  • K6 marker Plate Request
  • Trade Name Certificate
  • K89 Storage Rates
  • Financial Responsibility Certificate
  • Surety Bond
  • DEEP Referral Sheet
  • K200 VIN Etching Form
  • K193/K193A Financial Statement
  • Copy of Drivers License
  • Additional items may be needed and exact requirements may vary based on applicant, license type or obligee discretion. Please see obligee and state links in the Other Helpful Information and Links section below or contact the obligee directly for more information.

Other Helpful Information and Links

Connecticut Surety Bond – Motor Vehicle Form