South Dakota Mortgage Broker Surety Bonds

In order for Mortgage Brokers to maintain an active license with the State of South Dakota Division of Banking, a surety bond must be filed. This surety bond acts as protection for the consumer or anyone transacting business with the broker  in South Dakota. Bond amounts are dictated by the loan volume being handled. Below is a breakout for bond amounts:

  • Bond Amount $25,000 – Prior Year Loan Volume ($0 – $25,000,000)
  • Bond Amount $35,000 – Prior Year Loan Volume ($25,000,000 – $100,000,000)
  • Bond Amount $50,000 – Prior Year Loan Volume ($100,000,000+)

These bonds are now filed electronically (ESB) by the surety agency in the NMLS system. In conjunction with the bond, a few additional items are to be filed as part of the application process:

  • Financial statements
  • Business Plan / Statement of Business History and Current Operations
  • Certificate of Authority/Good Standing Certificate
  • Formation Documents
  • Management Chart
  • Organizational Ownership Chart/Description
  • FBI Criminal Background Check

Pacific Surety offers industry low rates and can obtain approvals for almost all credit situations. Once our simple application has been completed, we can have pricing to you within hours. If you have any specific questions, please contact our knowledgeable underwriting staff.

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Mortgage Broker Surety Bonds – South Dakota