Recreational vehicle manufacturer, distributor or importer bond cost
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles requires RV manufacturers, distributors, importers and van converters to post $10,000 surety bonds.
These bonds are subject to underwriting, so the amount you’ll pay depends on a review of your personal credit report. Don’t let bad credit stop you from getting the bond you need! SuretyBonds.com offers an exclusive bad credit bonding program through which we can approve 99% of all applicants.
Why this bond
By posting a Florida RV manufacturer bond, principals (RV manufacturers, distributors, importers and van converters) agree to abide by all rules, laws and regulations stated in in Chapter 319 and 320 of the Florida Statutes. If consumers suffer damages due to the poor business practices of the manufacturer, the surety will cover all financial losses up to the full bond amount. The principal must the reimburse the surety for damages paid out.
You could pay as low as $100 for a Florida RV manufacturer surety bond when you work with SuretyBonds.com!
Recreational vehicle manufacturer, distributor or importer bond details
Florida recreational vehicle manufacturer bonds expire on annually on September 30, so your bond premium could be prorated depending on when you buy it.
The surety can cancel the bond prior to the expiration date by giving written notice of cancellation to the state. Cancellation becomes effective 30 days after the receipt of the notice.
Become a recreational vehicle manufacturer, importer or distributor
To become licensed as a recreational vehicle manufacturer, importer and distributor in Florida, applicants must do the following:
- Complete and submit application form HSMV 84256
- Post a $10,000 surety bond
- Be registered with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, if applicable
- Pay the required licensing fees ($340 for new applications, $140 for renewal applications)
- And more
Complete licensing information can be accessed from the Additional information section of this page.
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Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Surety Bond Recreational Vehicle Dealer form
State of Florida Application for a License as a Motor Vehicle or Recreational Vehicle Manufacturer, Importer, or Distributor or a Mobile Home Manufacturer
Florida Recreational Vehicle Manufacturer, Importer and Distributor License Requirements
Licensing Requirements for Manufacturers, Importers and Distributors of Motor Vehicle, Recreational Vehicles and Mobile Homes
Florida Statutes Title 23 Chapter 320 Motor Vehicle Licenses