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Maryland Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

The state of Maryland requires licensed auto dealers to carry a surety bond.

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What is a Maryland Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond?

All licensed auto dealers must post a surety bond in accordance with Maryland state MVD licensing requirements. It assures consumers, the state, and others that the dealer will operate ethically according to licensing laws and statutes.

Types of dealer licenses that are required to post a surety bond:

  • New & used auto dealers – $15,000 to $300,000
  • Wholesale auto dealers – $15,000 to $300,000
  • New & used emergency vehicle dealers – $15,000 to $300,000
Bonding Solutions | Maryland Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond
Bonding Solutions | Maryland Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond
Bonding Solutions | Maryland Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

How much will my Maryland Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond cost?

Motor vehicle dealer bonds are underwritten based on several factors. Two main underwriting considerations are personal credit and industry experience. Generally, you can expect to pay 0.5% to 3% of the bond amount (which is based on total annual sales of the dealer).

Bonding Solutions has been able to assist Maryland auto dealers with their bonding needs for over two decades. We have programs in place for those clients who have credit score challenges or who are new in business. Contact us today for a quote.

Why is a Maryland Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond required?

Maryland motor vehicle bonds are required to protect consumers, the state, and others from illegal or unethical dealer operations. It assures these parties that the dealer will adhere to state licensing laws and statutes. The state of Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration is the obligee (or entity requiring the bond). Maryland motor vehicle dealer bonds are continuous until cancellation is requested by the dealer or surety. Maryland requires 45 days cancellation notice from the surety.

How do I get a Maryland Auto Dealer Bond?

It’s simple. First, fill out our online application. Second, accept our quoted terms and conditions. Third, pay for the bond and we will ship it out that same day.

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Additional Resources

State of Maryland Dealer Application

State of Maryland Regulation Code

State DOT MVA Website

Types of Surety Bonds Needed for The Automobile Industry 

Surety Bond List

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