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Kansas Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

Kansas Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

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Who Requires the Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond and Why Is It Needed?

Salesman. Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond for auto dealers or others who buy, sell, auction, or repair cars or other motor vehicles.

A $30,000 vehicle dealer surety bond is required in Kansas for licensed auto dealers. The surety bond guarantees compliance with provisions of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, Chapter 8, Article 24 related to the manufacture, distribution, sale, and disposal of vehicles.

How Much Will My Surety Bond Cost?

Take 2 minutes to provide the basic information required to get the best rates for your Kansas Motor Vehicle Dealer 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 Does the Bond Protect Against?

The surety bond protects any retail or wholesale buyer or seller of vehicles for losses sustained due to acts by the bonded licensee constituting grounds of suspension or revocation of the license. The bonded principal must faithfully comply with the applicable provisions of law, rules and regulations established by state authorities.

Kansas vehicle dealer surety bonds remain in force unless canceled by the surety company by providing 30 days advance written notice to the Department of Revenue. 

What is Needed to Obtain My License or Registration?

The following is an overview of key motor vehicle dealer licensing requirements in Kansas.

  • Completed application
  • Established place of business meeting Department requirements
  • Proper zoning
  • Operable telephone
  • Sign in business name that meets requirements
  • Tax clearance from county Treasurer
  • Credit references
  • Article of Corporation or other corporate documents
  • $30,000 surety bond
  • Certificates of insurance as required
  • Licensing and application fees
  • 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.


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