For more information regarding the purpose of Electronic Surety Bonds (ESB), the state adoption process including the states, license types, and required transition dates, see the Surety Industry page. For information regarding surety company processes, see the Surety Company page.
Download the Surety Bond Producer Account Request and State Authorizations Form to help your company gather the necessary information required as part of Phase I. Follow the steps outlined in the getting started section below to begin the account creation process. For further guidance regarding Phase I, please reference the NMLS Training section on the Surety Industry page to access the Phase I training session recording.
On September 12, 2016, NMLS will begin receiving and tracking Electronic Surety Bonds (ESB) through the System. In preparation, NMLS held a complimentary training session for Surety Companies and Surety Bond Producers on the upcoming NMLS ESB enhancements (Phase II). The session included an overview of the account management process, a demonstration of bond creation and management in NMLS, and resources available on the NMLS Resource Center.
Click here to log in to the LMS and access the recording. If you do not have an LMS account, click here for instructions on how to register.
For a summary of the processes that will be available in Phase II, please reference the Commonly Asked Questions section of the Surety Industry page.