Attention Notary Publics: Effective January 1, 2017, Maximum fee Notaries may charge increases to $15 per notarization. Also, new rules enacted regarding acceptable forms of ID and acceptable delivery methods. See Secretary of State website for details.
Attention Bail Agents: Effective March 1, 2015 CDI implemented a new fee schedule. Full schedule on CDI website: www.insurance.ca.gov
Effective January 1, 2016, Fugitive Recovery Persons Act 2016
Visit the Golden State Bail Agents Association website for up-to-the minute Legislative information, hearings and alerts.www.gsbaa.org!
CDI recommends Bail Agents complete 6-Hrs. of Continuing Education each year. Don’t wait…12-Hrs of CE required prior to license expiration date.
Individual Bail Agent application fee effective 03/01/15: $566.00 (Exam fee is $56.00 at a CDI test site/$56.00+$33.00 convenience fee at at PSI site). Individual Bail Agent license renewal fee is $170.00 per surety appointment.
California Bail Laws – updated 10/31/14
Bail Resource Center is searching for venues to conduct small bail pre-licensing and continuing education classes is 2017. If your agency has a conference room that will comfortably accommodate approximately 10 students and would be interested in hosting a class, please call or email Loma. (805) 388-9587 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
6-Hour NOTARY EDUCATION FOR BAIL AGENTS for CDI and SOS credit hours. Non-agents welcome to attend for SOS credit.
ONLINE COURSES for Insurance, Real Estate and Financial Services Professionals in California and Nationwide. Pre-licensing and Continuing Education Courses include, but not limited to: Fire & Casualty, Life, Auto, Annuity, and Ocean Marine. Scroll over Courses (above), click on BRC Virtual University. Click on image for a complete list of education courses available in California and Nationwide.
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Take a look at our current pre-licensing class schedule.
Visit NIC Law Enforcement Supply for state-of-the art equipment, professional identification, clothing, gear, and accessories; www.nles.com
Bail Agencies and Surety Companies: Are you interested in sponsoring a class or placing an ad/flyer at our seminars? Call for information and prices.
Bail Agent job opportunities – click on the JOBS tab above.
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