Certificate of title bond cost
The Montana Department of Justice requires individuals with lost or stolen titles for their vehicles to post a surety bond. The bond must be in an amount equal to the value of the motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer or pole trailer for which the application is being made.Applicants must verify their required bond amount with the state prior to bonding.
We are offers 3-year certificate of title bonds in Montana for varying prices. Bonds in amounts less than $6,000 will be issued instantly and without a credit check for just $100. Bonds in amounts between $6,000 and $25,000 will also be issued instantly and without a credit check for $15 per every $1,000 of the required bond amount. Bonds in amounts greater than $25,000 are subject to underwriting consideration.
If you’re ready to get the surety bond you need, give us a call at 888.610.4474 or submit a bond request. Our experts will contact you right away to walk you through our fast and easy bonding process.
Why this bond
Montana lost title bonds are put in place to indemnify a prior owner, lienholder, subsequent purchaser, secured creditor or encumbrancer of the motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer or pole trailer and any respective successors in interest against expenses, losses or damages, including reasonable attorney fees, caused by the issuance of the certificate of title or by a defect in or undisclosed security interest upon the right, title and interest of the applicant in the motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer or pole trailer.
Any interested person has the right to recover on the bond for a breach of these conditions.
Certificate of title bond details
Unless the Department of Justice has been notified of a pending action to recover on the bond, the Department will return the bond 3 years from the date of issuance of the certificate of title or on the date of surrender of the valid certificate of title to the Department if the vehicle is no longer registered in Montana, whichever comes first.
The year, make, model and vehicle identification number or motorcycle engine number must be stated on the bond form.
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- Montana Department of Justice Motor Vehicle Division Title and Registration Bureau Application for Certificate of Title for a Motor Vehicle
- Montana Department of Justice Motor Vehicle Division – MVD Forms & Manuals: Vehicle Title & Registration
- Montana Department of Justice Motor Vehicle Division – MVD
- Montana Code Annotated 2013 Title 61. Motor Vehicles Chapter 3. Certificates of Title, Registration, And Taxation of Motor Vehicles Part 2. Certificate of Title