Bondsmen/Surety Agent Requirements

Professional Bondsmen:

  • A license from Pennsylvania Department of Insurance
  • Have an office in Cumberland County to be registered as a Professional Bondsmen in the County

Surety Agent:

  • Writes under an Authorized Insurance Company (ie, Lexington)
  • A license from Pennsylvania Department of Insurance (Certificate of Qualification)
  • Can operate throughout Pennsylvania with 1 license
  • Current Financial Statement of the Insurance Company for whom they are writing bail bonds
  • Power of Attorney from Insurance Company